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by generic on Sat May 30th, 2020 at 05:41:19 PM EST
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But they are still talking about the UK as though it was one, rather than four, nations. According to The National
WITHOUT the devolved nations considered, England has the worst coronavirus mortality rate in the world according to a Financial Times data visualisation journalist.

John Burn-Murdoch was speaking to Sky News earlier today and explained that data from March to May shows England's coronavirus death rate has been the worst of any country that data is available for.

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat May 30th, 2020 at 05:46:44 PM EST
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But actually looking at the data, the excess deaths in the US are about half of the counted Corona dead? What's up with that?
by generic on Sat May 30th, 2020 at 05:48:26 PM EST
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Fewer dead from traffic accidents, air pollution, suicide etc? I don't have the source, but I remember Italian statistics showing lots of excess deaths in the North, but -9% excess deaths in Naples and Palermo, which were relatively COVD free.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat May 30th, 2020 at 05:52:27 PM EST
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That certainly happens and the US collapse of employment is truly massive. But then, they state that their data has been updated until the 28th, but I don't see that they give information of when the country data was updated. Maybe they are just a week or two old?
by generic on Sat May 30th, 2020 at 06:14:35 PM EST
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