US president-elect Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden take part in a memorial event for victims of Covid-19 in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE US president-elect Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden take part in a memorial event for victims of Covid-19 in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
US president-elect Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden take part in a memorial event for victims of Covid-19 in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

US coronavirus deaths top 400,000 as Donald Trump leaves office

  • The toll is expected to soon surpass the number of Americans killed in World War II
  • Trump once insisted the virus was ‘totally under control’. Experts say his administration’s handling of the crisis led to thousands of avoidable deaths

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US president-elect Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden take part in a memorial event for victims of Covid-19 in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE US president-elect Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden take part in a memorial event for victims of Covid-19 in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
US president-elect Joe Biden and Dr Jill Biden take part in a memorial event for victims of Covid-19 in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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