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Coronavirus Watch newsletter: 1 million deaths is coming, will fuel ‘a lot of soul searching’

USA Today, Jan. 30, 2022

January 30, 2022

Coronavirus Watch newsletter: 1 million deaths is coming, will fuel ‘a lot of soul searching’

Now the nation appears to stand about one week from reaching 900,000 coronavirus deaths. Andrew Noymer, a public health [associate] professor at the University of California, Irvine, says 1 million deaths is inevitable. “That will cause a lot of soul searching,” Noymer said. “There will be a lot of discussion about what we could have done differently, how many of the deaths were preventable.”