U.S. coronavirus death toll surpasses 500,000

The U.S. surpassed 500,000 coronavirus deaths on Monday. That’s the highest COVID-19 death toll of any country, and it’s higher than the death toll of bold world wars combined. Dr. Leo Nissola, a physician and immunotherapy scientist, joined CBSN with more on how we got to this point and how we move forward.

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