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  • The toll of coronavirus: 100,000 and counting

    ABC News - 05/28/2020

    “For many of us, there really is no comparison. You’d have to go back to the Vietnam War, which started 20 years before I was born,” said Assistant Professor Samuel V. Scarpino, Ph.D., of Northeastern University’s Network Science Institute. “There were about 50,000 deaths in battle during Vietnam, which is a war that lasted almost 10 years. In only a few months we’ve lost twice as many to COVID-19. Almost certainly this year COVID-19 will be the third-leading cause of death, behind heart disease and all cancers combined.”

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