According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 100,000 people have died in the United States from COVID-19, and experts at the World Health Organization warn a second peak of COVID-19 infections could occur during this first wave of the virus. Meanwhile, the global race for a vaccine
is generating competition between nations, mainly the U.S. and China.
New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal more than 60,000 health care workers have been infected with COVID-19, and almost 300 have died. This is a dramatic increase since the CDC first released numbers six weeks ago.
Bangladesh has extended its coronavirus lockdown
— except for the garment factories. But with big brands canceling orders, workers face pay cuts, hunger and little to no social distancing.
Plus, an obituary writer
reflects on COVID-19 deaths.
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This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast's former 'Coronavirus Daily' format.