“Last summer, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Congress that if the U.S. didn’t get the coronavirus outbreak under control, the country could see 100,000 new cases per day. Six months later, the U.S. is adding, on average, more than 271,000 new cases per day, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Over the past 24 hours, 3,700 new deaths were recorded. That brings the total number of reported cases in the U.S. to more than 22 million since the start of the outbreak — with a death toll of 373,000.” Numbers are rising in nearly every state.

+ How the US’s Covid-19 death toll compares to that of other wealthy countries. “If the US had Canada’s Covid-19 death rate, 225,000 more Americans would likely be alive today.” (The enablers didn’t just allow for Jan 6, they allowed for all the carnage of 2020.)

+ LA is getting hit hard as hell. And like always, some are getting hit harder than others.

+ So far, at least 6.7 million people have been vaccinated in the US.

+ BioNTech lifts 2021 COVID-19 vaccine output target to 2 billion doses.