The Coronavirus Has Killed More Americans Than Any Flu Season Since 1918

We’ve reached a grim coronavirus milestone

A photo of an ambulance in front of a hospital entrance.

By surpassing 116,000 this summer, Covid-19 deaths in the United States officially exceeded the number of total deaths from flu outbreaks or any other infectious disease outbreak in a single year or season since the 1918–19 influenza pandemic. And the Covid-19 death toll…