Global Number Of Coronavirus Infections Passes 15 Million


More than 15 million people around the world have tested positive for the coronavirus.

More than 15 million people around the world have tested positive for the coronavirus.

BALTIMORE, MD -- More than 15 million people around the world have tested positive for the coronavirus. Data from Johns Hopkins University shows the U.S. is on the brink of 4 million cases since the start of the pandemic.

Yesterday, over 1,000 Americans died in a day for the first time in weeks as the toll now sits at over 142,000. The respiratory illness has killed more than 618,000 people worldwide and is having a significant impact on the healthcare system.

Emily Barson, Executive Director of United States of Care, talks with 104.7 Wonk FM's Jen Richer about the challenges the healthcare system is facing under the pandemic. Listen to the full interview here:

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