COVID plummets as leading cause of death in the U.S.
COVID-19 dropped to the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. in June, a marked decline from January 2021 when it was No. 1, new Kaiser Family Foundation data shows.
Why it matters: COVID-19 is still wreaking major havoc in the U.S., especially among people who aren't vaccinated. On the other hand: We've come a long way. Let's hope the progress continues.