'On the brink': US coronavirus cases surge in final days before election

Record infections and rising death toll deal a blow to Donald Trump’s hopes of keeping the White House

The US is surging towards record numbers of new coronavirus infections above 100,000 a day, health experts have warned, just as a presidential campaign with the pandemic as its core issue enters its final week.

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