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US coronavirus death toll passes 200,000: How did we get here?


The first coronavirus-related death was on Feb. 29. By late May, there were 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19. That number has since doubled, surpassing 200,000. Reporting for Sunday TODAY, NBC’s Morgan Chesky looks back on how we got here and ahead to when a vaccine could be available.