{NO WORDS, JUST SAD} It didn't have to be like this.

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Flags near the Washington Monument memorialize the 200,000+ Americans who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

  • That's equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 67 days. It is roughly equal to the population of Salt Lake City or Huntsville, Ala.

U.S. deaths are averaging 770 a day, AP reports.

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