US marks 500,000 Covid-19 deaths – BBC News

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    President Joe Biden has addressed the nation as the US passed the figure of 500,000 Covid-related deaths, the highest number of any country.

    “As a nation, we can’t accept such a cruel fate. We have to resist becoming numb to the sorrow,” he said.

    The president and vice-president, and their spouses, then observed a moment of silence outside the White House during a candle-lighting ceremony.

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