Covid death toll in US likely 16% higher than official tally, study says | The Guardian

Speaking in The Guardian about his recent JAMA publication, CEID faculty Dr. Andrew Stokes noted that “there was marked regional variation,” in where COVID-attributable deaths occurred. The hardest-hit were non-metropolitan counties, especially in the west and the south – areas that don’t have as many resources for investigating deaths, and which have had lower levels of testing for Covid. Read the full article here.