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Excess Covid-19 deaths – how does the UK compare to other nations?

31 July 2020

In response to statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on the number of excess deaths from Covid-19, Professor Francis Balloux (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) explains this may be because the UK experienced more widespread instances of the epidemic.

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