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Since the last Super Bowl 12 months ago, a pandemic has killed at least 2 million people around the world, including about 450,000 Americans. January was the deadliest month, and last week roughly one American died every 30 seconds from COVID-19.

The toll will grow through the Super Bowl on Sunday — during the big plays, among the slow-motion replays, amid the commercials, while the U.S. national anthem is sung and the halftime show is performed.

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