Exploring gap between excess mortality, COVID-19 deaths in 67 countries


What The Study Did:

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ational health care systems have


different capacities to correctly identify people who died of COVID-19.


Researchers in this study analyzed the gap between excess mortality and  COVID-19 confirmed mortality in 67 countries to determine the extent to which official data on COVID-19 deaths might be considered reliable.


Authors:


Davide Golinelli, M.D.,  Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna in Italy,

is the corresponding author.


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