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Global COVID deaths may be three times higher than recorded
Owen Fairclough
02:09

The global death toll from COVID-19 is nearly three times higher than previously thought, according to a new World Health Organization report. 

The study of worldwide deaths through last year found millions more fatalities that in many cases hadn't been reported or were indirectly linked to the pandemic. 

And the revised numbers come as the U.S. is reaching a new grim coronavirus milestone.  

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