U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Is Far Higher Than Reported, C.D.C. Data Suggests

In Puerto Rico in 2017, only 64 deaths were initially attributed to Hurricane Maria. But an analysis of the additional deaths showed the way that the disaster had, directly and indirectly, led to nearly 3,000 deaths over six months. The total included the immediate deaths from mudslides and drownings, but also sepsis, diabetes and suicides that came later as the power failure stretched on for months.

via U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Is Far Higher Than Reported, C.D.C. Data Suggests – The New York Times

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