By Bilal Hafeez 16-04-2020

Are Deaths Being Under-reported?

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While the number of COVID cases being reported by countries depends as much on the scale of testing than the level of infections, the number of COVID deaths should be more comparable between countries. After all, whether a country is testing or not, the COVID death would be reported. However, there is a twist, a country has a choice on what to report as the cause of death. Someone who had COVID but also (say) pneumonia could be reported as a COVID death or a pneumonia death.

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