World passes grim milestone with 1 million coronavirus deaths

September 29, 2020

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Three workers are shown wearing white protective clothing and placing a coffin into an empty slot in large white niche.

Cemetery workers place the coffin containing the remains of Jose de Arimateia, 65, who died from COVID-19-related complications into a niche at the municipal cemetery in Nova Iguacu, Brazil, Sept. 24, 2020.


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It’s been hard to keep up with the devastating human toll of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, we passed yet another grim milestone: 1 million deaths worldwide. And, how who wins the White House in November could impact people and policies across the world. China will almost certainly come up in tonight's first presidential debate and many Chinese are paying close attention. Also, heading to college this fall was never going to be straightforward. But in Manchester, England, over 1,700 college students have found themselves locked into their residence halls because of a COVID-19 outbreak.

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