With the anti-vaccine stance being politicised and turned into a mostly Republican stance, especially amongst white Evangelicals, we can embrace the thought that this has had consequences. First, let’s clarify something. It is of course obvious, but let’s be clear. Not all Republicans are anti-vaccine, many are rather sensible. Not all white evangelical Republicans are … Read more
Excess mortality gives a more complete picture of the death toll of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) than official daily estimates. A research letter published in JAMA estimates that between March and July 2020, there were 225,530 excess deaths in the US. If the trend continues, the US could see more than 400,000 excess deaths by the end of 2020.