MOSCOW, 11 Mar – RIA Novosti. The deadliest year in US history was 2020, according to the Politico newspaper, citing data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
More than three million people died in the United States in 2020, according to the data, making the coronavirus the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. It is noted that COVID-19 has led to a 15% increase in deaths in the United States.
According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, the number of coronavirus cases in the United States has exceeded 29 million, more than 529 thousand have died. Vaccinations, which began in December, continue – there are now three vaccines licensed in the United States for emergency vaccinations, two of which require two shots.