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- Global cases: More than 1.78 million
- Global deaths: At least 109,800
- US cases: More than 530,000
- US deaths: At least 20,600
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
11:28 am: WHO envoy says coronavirus ‘will stalk the human race for a long time to come’
The special envoy to the World Health Organization doesn’t expect the coronavirus to disappear entirely until a vaccine is developed.
“We think it’s going to be a virus that stalks the human race for quite a long time to come until we can all have a vaccine to protect us,” Dr. David Nabarro, a representative for the WHO, told NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
Nabarro was asked what the United States should expect in the fall from the coronavirus as countries around the world continue to struggle with overcoming the pandemic.
“There will be…