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CDC: Deaths jumped 16 percent in 2020

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Deaths in the United States increased nearly 16 percent in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

See the video for more details on the report from CQ Roll Call health care reporter Lauren Clason.

[ Also watch: The military’s slow overseas vaccine rollout ]

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