How we count the number of Covid-19 deaths matters

The number of Covid-19 deaths by country is widely used by governments and the media as a vital measure of the pandemic. A typical example is the slide below used for many weeks at the daily UK government briefings. Figure 1. Global death comparison (UK government’s cabinet office briefing rooms chart) Notes:┬áCountries are aligned by stage of the outbreak. Day … Continue reading How we count the number of Covid-19 deaths matters