Ten Million Reasons

COVID-19 May 24, 2021

The Economist recently published research where they estimate between 7m and 13m excess deaths since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Their mean estimate is 10m. In a post for the COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group I set out some thoughts on that.  Despite the potential for some inaccuracy there are clearly good reasons to ensure the world co-operates to address a global pandemic.

Ten Million Reasons - COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group
In a recent series of articles The Economist highlights the need for vaccinations around the world by estimating that there have been around ten million excess death around globe. It is our long-held position that excess deaths is a key measure of the impact of the pandemic. In Bulletin 53, we spoke…


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