Global COVID-19 death toll could hit 2 million before vaccine in wide use – WHO

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    For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video The global death toll from COVID-19 could double to two million before a successful vaccine is widely in use and that number can be even higher without concerted action to curb the pandemic, an official at the World Health Organization said on Friday.

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