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Coronavirus: worldwide death toll hits 1.5 million as UN chief warns aftershocks will be felt for decades

More than 1.5 million coronavirus deaths have been recorded worldwide from nearly 65 million cases, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University on Thursday.The grim milestone was reached just hours after United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the world could be fighting the aftershocks of the Covid-19 pandemic for decades to come even if vaccines are quickly approved.Opening a special UN summit on the virus, being held virtually as a safety precaution, Guterres…

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