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CGTN published this video item, entitled “U.S. media say loss of life like enduring 9/11 attacks for 66 days” – below is their description.
The number of coronavirus deaths in the United States has surpassed 200,000, with the number of infections approaching 6.9 million. That’s according to Johns Hopkins University. U.S. media say the death toll is like experiencing the 9/11 attack every day for 66 days. COVID-19 is the second-leading cause of death in the U.S. this year, only second to heart disease. The U.S. top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci says the number is sobering. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/videoCGTN YouTube Channel
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