How the United States reached 1 million COVID deaths: What the data showsPlay
Within the week, health officials predict the United States will reach 1 million deaths from COVID-19.
The global death toll is estimated to be 14.9 million people lost in the past 29 months. It's hard to grasp the scale of this loss.
J Emory Parker has been trying to make sense of it by looking closely at data about these deaths. Parker is a data project manager for our partners at STAT, the health and medicine publication.
This segment aired on May 11, 2022.