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U.S. Surpasses 600,000 Deaths From COVID-19

The governors of New York and California are celebrating the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and public gatherings.

But on Tuesday, just hours before fireworks and other festivities marked that reopening, the U.S. surpassed 600,000 deaths from the virus — more than the population of Baltimore.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Dr. Krutika Kuppalli, an infectious disease expert at the Medical University of South Carolina, about variants and lingering health problems.

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