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U.S. reaches a million COVID deaths amid deadlock on funding

Clip: 05/13/2022 | 10m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. this week reached 1 million deaths from COVID-19, a tragic new milestone in the pandemic that comes amid new warnings of an upcoming surge in infections. A battle is now underway on Capitol Hill that will determine President Biden's request for billions in additional funding for testing, vaccines and treatment.

Aired: 05/13/22

Rating: NR

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