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The Death Rate of Covid-19 in Developing Countries

Why the pandemic has hit low-income places so hard

A surprising number of the stock photo results for “global health” are literally people holding globes. Source: Pexels

Throughout the pandemic, one of the hardest things to pin down has been the death rate of Covid-19. It seems simple — you just take your number of deaths and divide by cases — but in practice, we know that there are many people who are asymptomatic and will never get tested as well as other…

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