Coronavirus US live: Trump administration reportedly expects daily death toll to double in June


In the last two weeks, Trump’s public death toll predictions have jumped from 50,000 to 60,000 to 70,000 to potentially as high as 100,000, CNN notes in this helpful timeline:

50,000 to 60,000
60,000 to 70,000
Hopefully under 100,000
Anywhere from 75,000 to 100,000 (but specifically 80,000 or 90,000)

Tracking Trump’s death toll predictions…over the last two weeks:

French president Emmanuel Macron said he is confident that the United States will join a global pledge for research to find a vaccine against the new coronavirus.

World leaders, organizations and banks on Monday pledged to give 7.4 billion euros ($8 billion) during a videoconference summit hosted by the European Union. The US, along with Russia, were notably absent from the event, the AP writes.

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