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Researchers in Brazil Struggle to Get Solid COVID-19 Death Counts
After combing through data on public death notices in Minas Gerais state, scientists say the coronavirus death toll in the country is worse than reported.
Researchers in Brazil Struggle to Get Solid COVID-19 Death Counts
Researchers in Brazil Struggle to Get Solid COVID-19 Death Counts

After combing through data on public death notices in Minas Gerais state, scientists say the coronavirus death toll in the country is worse than reported.

After combing through data on public death notices in Minas Gerais state, scientists say the coronavirus death toll in the country is worse than reported.

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It’s So Hard to Know Who’s Dying of COVID-19—and When
David Adam | May 18, 2020 | 5 min read
It can take days for each death to be recorded in official statistics. “Nowcasting” estimates the actual occurrence of deaths, and the true peak of the pandemic.
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