Lancet: 18 million dead from the Sars-Cov-2 pandemic

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Although reported COVID-19 deaths between Jan 1, 2020, and Dec 31, 2021, totalled 5·94 million worldwide, we estimate that 18·2 million people died worldwide because of the COVID-19 pandemic (as measured by excess mortality) over that period.

Lancet: Estimating excess mortality due to the COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic analysis of COVID-19-related mortality, 2020–21



Covid-19: Six million deaths recorded in just over two years *1 PREDICTION*






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** This post was originally published on March 11, 2022 **