Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Covid-19 deaths 3.4 times higher than flu and pneumonia

29 October 2020

Professor Andrew Hayward (UCL IEHC) explains the latest ONS data on Covid-19 deaths and adds: “You cannot necessarily [see] it from these data, because they do not show the number of infections, but Covid-19 has a much higher case fatality rate than influenza

Hospital ward

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