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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: https://t.co/7i6FlE7XSF
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.