Excess Deaths From COVID-19 and Other Causes in US

JAMA

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What The Study Did: This study updates an analysis of deaths in the United States in 2020, including deaths due to COVID-19 as well as all other causes.

Authors: Steven H. Woolf, M.D., M.P.H., of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5199)

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