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COVID-19 deaths in the US continue to be undercounted, research shows, despite claims of ‘overcounts’

COVID-19 deaths in the US continue to be undercounted, research shows, despite claims of ‘overcounts’

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared in March 2020, a recurring topic of debate has been whether official COVID-19 death statistics in the U.S. accurately capture the fatalities associated with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Some politicians…

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Low vaccine booster rates are now a key factor in COVID-19 deaths – and racial disparities in booster rates persist

Low vaccine booster rates are now a key factor in COVID-19 deaths – and racial disparities in booster rates persist

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. More than 450 people are dying of COVID-19 in the U.S. each day as of late August 2022. When COVID-19 vaccines first became available, public officials, community organizations and policymakers mobilized to get shots into arms. These efforts…

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