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United States COVID-19 Statistics

25,996,490
Confirmed Cases
Updated on January 27, 2021 12:01 am
434,961
Total deaths
Updated on January 27, 2021 12:01 am
9,812,287
Total active cases
Updated on January 27, 2021 12:01 am

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Plant-Based Meals and Diets for Sensitivities

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LIFESTYLE

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Blazing an organic trail

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FOOD & DRINK

Fast Father’s Day Recipes

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Beauty

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Fitness

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