The U.S. coronavirus death toll is nearly 600,000. The death rate has slowed almost 90% since the start of the year, but Carter Evans reports on a troubling new variant. Then, Dr. Teresa Amato, the director of emergency medicine at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano with more on what lies ahead.

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By earmpy

22 thoughts on “U.S. records nearly 600,000 coronavirus deaths as concern mounts over Delta variant”
  1. Only a handful of ppl wearing masks…
    Where's the record breaking case loads from all the "deadly" variants of the 99%+ survival fake 🐛..?
    ?👃 shenanigans

  2. It seems to me that the unvaccinated owe a debt of gratitude to all of those who have chosen to be vaccinated. At the same time, they could observe the improved state of mind of those who are now vaccinated. I, for example, no longer cringe when in proximity of someone who’s not wearing a face mask. They’re either vaccinated and not a danger — or, they’re not a significant danger to me even if they are unvaccinated.

    In communities where vaccination rates are lower, the number of new Covid cases are still highly problematic. When the more infectious variants arrive, this rate will dramatically increase. Meanwhile, I look forward to receiving my booster shot.

    Note: One lesson that we’re being reminded of is how interconnected we all are and that, in the sense of community, caring about the well being of others is part of the “Golden Rule”

  3. The psychopath and sociopath, homicidal Mar a Lago resident must be brought to trial for Crimes against humanity

  4. Stop lying! Those deaths are tampered with, the virus was listed as the main cause when most likely the person had other issues going on.

  5. And so far, no health agency has posted how many died from flu, pneumonia, etc…..but heard that medical field gets a bounty for every coronavirus case.

  6. Unless we change our ways we'll be right at square 1 as the next virus knocks on our door. We should continue using disinfectant and social distancing for at least to those who we don't know. With climate change thousands of buried viruses are being released as the ice sheets melt. You don't have to be like Niles Crane and be extra extra careful but we need to be careful

  7. Fauci under the NIH funded $3.7 million to the Wuhan Institute of Virology for dangerous and controversial coronavirus gain of function study. Why?

  8. 600,000 deaths? There are more than 330,000,000 people in the US, which makes the present mortality rate seem pretty tame. We would be okay were the death toll add up to the tens of millions although the cleanup would be a nightmare.

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