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Evaluating unexplained increases in deaths due to all causes or attributed to nonspecific outcomes, such as pneumonia and influenza, can provide a more complete picture of the burden of COVID-19. This observational study estimates the burden of all deaths related Read More
Given the reports inscribing obesity as a risk factor for severe COVID‐19 caused by the SARS‐CoV2 virus, researchers here examined if obesity is a risk factor for mortality among COVID‐19 patients. This retrospective cohort study examined if obesity is a Read More
This study presents new evidence on the potential rise in maternal and child mortality in low-income and middle-income countries if essential health services are disrupted as a result of COVID-19. The authors modeled three hypothetical scenarios in which the coverage Read More
This study estimated the excess number of deaths over 1 year under different COVID-19 incidence scenarios. The authors analyzed 3.8 million health records from the UK and classified more than 20% of the study population as ‘high-risk’, either because they Read More
In order to provide a more accurate measure of the impact of the pandemic, this CDC report estimates all-cause excess deaths NYC between March 11–May 2, 2020. The authors defined excess deaths as the number of deaths above expected seasonal Read More

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