Covid-19: how many people have died? | The Economist

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Officially, covid-19 has killed 3m people around the world. But statistical modelling from The Economist suggests the number could be as much as four times higher.

00:00 – How accurate is the official death toll?
01:25 – How to calculate the real death toll
02:10 – How to calculate India’s death toll?
03:25 – Where has the death toll been underreported?
04:14 – Where are excess deaths lower than expected?
05:06 – India’s second wave explained?
06:09 – Is India an outlier?
06:47 – Rich v poor world: how covid-19 has spread

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