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More than 2,400 U.S. coronavirus deaths reported Wednesday; officials respond after Trump suspends WHO funding

At a drive-up coronavirus testing site in Paramus, N.J., on April 14, cars were backed up for more than a mile as people waited for their turn in line. (Video: Skyler Reid/The Washington Post)
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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 2 million worldwide on Wednesday, though experts say the virus has in all likelihood infected far more people. The outbreak has spread across all continents except Antarctica, with a known death toll of 120,000 people. Nearly a quarter of the global deaths have been reported in the United States, including more than 2,400 on Wednesday alone as leaders in Washington and around the country grapple with how to safely lift restrictions.

Here are some significant developments: