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Before coronavirus vaccine comes, global death toll may hit 2 mn: WHO
Business Standard | 26/09/2020 08:33 AM | Click to read full article
The number of Covid-19 deaths is fast approaching one million - nine months after the outbreak started in China.
WHO emergencies head Mike Ryan said the figure could be even higher without concerted international action. Ryan also urged Europeans to ask themselves whether they had done enough to avoid the need for lockdowns. In France, staff from restaurants in Marseille protested against the closure of their workplaces which was brought in on Saturday.