jwz: Excess deaths

April 17, 2022

jwz: Excess deaths:

Although the official number of deaths caused by covid-19 is now 6.2m, our single best estimate is that the actual toll is 20.7m people. We find that there is a 95% chance that the true value lies between 14.4m and 24.3m additional deaths.

I’d link the The Economist article, but it’s paywalled so make the best of the summary.

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