The US, which is the richest country in the world, has the highest official death toll from COVID anywhere globally. Even as the death toll crossed 1 million, the priority of president Joe Biden and the US Congress remains spending on war and the weapons industry over critically needed COVID relief funds.
US COVID response: War and profiteering remains the priority
The death toll in the US due to COVID-19 has crossed 1million. The richest country in the world has stumbled in controlling the pandemic and the poorest have suffered the most