Unaccounted excess deaths in the pandemic

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India Reports 10 Times Higher Deaths During Pandemic Than Covid

Excess deaths in India have crossed between 3.4 to 4.7 million in this COVID-19 pandemic. However, not all of them are caused by COVID-19 but are hugely influenced by the pandemic. Currently, India does not have an estimated excess death count while the mortality surveys are only till 2019. US-based Center for Global Development researchers utilized three data sources to evaluate the excess all-cause deaths in the pandemic till 21 June.

Tue, 20 Jul 2021 - 08:02 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Excess deaths, India, Covid-19 Pandemic, mortality survey

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