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US on brink of half million Covid deaths

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to cause misery around the world, the worst hit nation, the United States, is rapidly approaching another grim milestone. Nearly half a million Americans have now died from Covid-19. Our North America Correspondent Jon Brain examines why the US has been so badly affected.

Covid-19 death rates could be 60 percent higher than reported

Covid-19 death rates could be 60 percent higher than reported

Coronavirus visualised: Global deaths surge past 260,000

Coronavirus visualised: Global deaths surge past 260,000

Grim milestone: Over 10,000 Americans have now died from the coronavirus

Grim milestone: Over 10,000 Americans have now died from the coronavirus

Global Covid-19 deaths top 750,000

Global Covid-19 deaths top 750,000

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years over sex trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years over sex trafficking

Hutchinson: Guiliani said we are going to the Capitol on January 6

Hutchinson: Guiliani said we are going to the Capitol on January 6

Recommendations issued to the newly-elected left-wing government

Recommendations issued to the newly-elected left-wing government

War torn Yemen hit by inflation and global wheat shortage

War torn Yemen hit by inflation and global wheat shortage

Türkiye signs memorandum with Sweden, Finland NATO bids

Türkiye signs memorandum with Sweden, Finland NATO bids

Russian attack on central Ukraine mall kills at least 18 people

Russian attack on central Ukraine mall kills at least 18 people

G7 promises to make Russia pay

G7 promises to make Russia pay

Stoltenberg: War in Ukraine shows danger of being too dependent

Stoltenberg: War in Ukraine shows danger of being too dependent

Brussels launches charm offensive to woo India away from Russia

Brussels launches charm offensive to woo India away from Russia

UN to broker new talks between Libya rivals to agree on elections

UN to broker new talks between Libya rivals to agree on elections

At least 46 bodies found inside abandoned truck in San Antonio

At least 46 bodies found inside abandoned truck in San Antonio

Start-ups in Iran thriving despite sanctions

Start-ups in Iran thriving despite sanctions

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