(21st Century Wire) – The term excess mortality refers to the number of deaths from all causes during any given period of a crisis or epidemic – above and beyond what we would have expected to see under ‘normal’ conditions. During the so-called ‘global pandemic,’ it is important to look at the number of total deaths which have happened during the COVID-19 pandemic compared to the year-on-year number of deaths expected had the pandemic not occurred, and then try and ascertain what could be the true source of the excess mortality in that timeframe. Excess mortality is regarded as a more comprehensive picture of […]

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