Death rate in the US breaks Spaniard’s record

For 2020, the US has recorded a spike in deaths that surpassed the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic

Death rate in the US breaks Spaniard's record

As News Front previously reported, in early 2020, the US became the leader in the spread of coronavirus infection due to an incompetent government response.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the largest gap occurred between actual and expected mortality rates, writes The New York Times. It is about what is known as “excess mortality”.

Since the 1918 pandemic, death rates in the US have been gradually declining, but last year there was a sharp spike – the rate will increase by 16 per cent compared to 2019. This is even higher than the 12 per cent jump during the 1918 pandemic.


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