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Covid-19 death toll: U.S. excess fatalities hit estimated 37,100 in pandemic’s early days – The Washington Post

We are well over 100,000 coronavirus related deaths. “The Yale team’s analysis suggests that the number of excess deaths accelerated as the pandemic took hold. There were 16,600 estimated excess deaths just in the week of April 5 to April 11, compared with 20,500 over the prior five weeks.“ Covid-19 death toll: U.S. excess fatalities […]

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New Research Links Air Pollution to Higher Coronavirus Death Rates

“The results of this paper suggest that long-term exposure to air pollution increases vulnerability to experiencing the most severe COVID-19 outcomes,” the authors wrote.” “The paper found that if Manhattan had lowered its average particulate matter level by just a single unit, or 1 microgram per cubic meter, over the past 20 years, the borough

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