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The Pandemic Was Even Deadlier Than We Thought This Spring and Summer
A new study estimates that between March and July, there were 225,000 more deaths in the U.S. than expected, based on the previous five years of data. Of those, a little over half were officially attributed to the covid-19 pandemic. It’s the latest research to suggest that we’ve been seriously undercounting deaths caused by the viral illness and its second-order effects.