Bodies are moved to a refrigerated truck serving as a temporary morgue at a hospital in New York in April. Photo: AFP Bodies are moved to a refrigerated truck serving as a temporary morgue at a hospital in New York in April. Photo: AFP
Bodies are moved to a refrigerated truck serving as a temporary morgue at a hospital in New York in April. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus was leading killer in US last week, overtaking heart disease, report says

  • US could reach almost 800,000 deaths by April, according to Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
  • Widespread mask usage could cut that number to about 500,000, according to the study

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Bodies are moved to a refrigerated truck serving as a temporary morgue at a hospital in New York in April. Photo: AFP Bodies are moved to a refrigerated truck serving as a temporary morgue at a hospital in New York in April. Photo: AFP
Bodies are moved to a refrigerated truck serving as a temporary morgue at a hospital in New York in April. Photo: AFP
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