The coronavirus has now killed at least one million people around the world. The first COVID-19 death was reported in Wuhan, China, on Jan. 11, and the virus has made its way to all corners of the globe, devastating communities and causing economic turmoil. The United States has the highest number of deaths — roughly 205,000, or 1 out of 5 worldwide. The virus has also killed 142,000 people in Brazil, 95,000 in India, and more than 76,000 in Mexico. A second wave is sweeping through parts of Europe, and experts believe that due to students returning to college campuses and people not taking precautions like wearing masks and social distancing, another wave will likely soon hit the U.S., coinciding with flu season. The death toll is based on data recorded by Johns Hopkins University, and because of inadequate testing and possible suppression of data by some countries, it is likely an undercount.
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