Jan 27, 2021 - Health

One year of the coronavirus

Map showing global COVID-19 cases on Jan. 26, 2020 and Jan. 25, 2021
Data: CSSE Johns Hopkins University; Map: Axios Visuals

One year ago today, a novel coronavirus was barely beginning to catch the public's eye. There were just over 2,000 confirmed cases worldwide, mostly in China, and five cases in the U.S.

The big picture: The sea of red says it all. Today, there have been over 100 million cases worldwide, led by the U.S. with 25 million.

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