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February 23 coronavirus news

Updated 2:14 AM EST, Wed February 24, 2021
Couple shares warning sign linked to Covid-19 after daughter's death

What you need to know

  • The US has passed half a million Covid-19 deaths, even as new cases are falling sharply across the country and the vaccine effort cranks up.
  • Covid-19 is likely to be a problem for the next few winters, despite vaccination programs, England’s chief medical officer said.
  • China responded to CNN’s exclusive report on how a WHO panel will recommend “deeper” study of early Covid-19 clues, saying that Chinese experts conducted “lots of virus tracing work.”

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