By the numbers

22 Sep 2020 | 11:57

The first twelve years of U.S. deaths from the AIDS epidemic will soon be surpassed by the number of U.S. COVID-19 deaths.

There were 201,419 AIDS deaths recorded in the U.S. from 1981 through 1992.

The U.S. COVID-19 death toll recently exceeded the number of motor vehicle deaths from the previous five and a half years.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports 183,443 deaths from 2015 through 2019.