Excess Deaths from COVID-19

MISMS researcher Dr Cecile Viboud published a study in JAMA Internal Medicine estimating that the number of deaths due to any cause increased by approximately 122 000 from March 1 to May 30, 2020, which is 28% higher than the reported number of COVID-19 deaths.

 

How COVID took hold in North America and Europe

MISMS researchers Dr Martha Nelson and Dr Andrew Rambaut coauthored a study that tracked how the pandemic emanated from China and took hold in North America and Europe in early 2020.

Links:

Worobey et al, Science 2020 The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 in Europe and North America

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