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Good news: Covid deaths are collapsing right across the globe

category international | rights, freedoms and repression | other press author Wednesday October 21, 2020 23:50author by gripter Report this post to the editors

By now, readers will be familiar with the single strongest argument against Ireland’s impending level five lockdown: Cases are rising, yes, but hospitalisations, and deaths, remain low, notwithstanding the thirteen fatalities reported yesterday.

Is the low number of deaths and hospitalisations, as some argue, a glitch? Or is it part of a wider pattern that’s being replicated across the globe? The answer to that is becoming clearer: Across the world, the second wave of covid is far less deadly. And now we have the studies to prove it, via NPR: Two new peer-reviewed studies are showing a sharp drop in mortality among hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The drop is seen in all groups, including older patients and those with underlying conditions, suggesting that physicians are getting better at helping patients survive their illness. “We find that the death rate has gone down substantially,” says Leora Horwitz, a doctor who studies population health at New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine and an author on one of the studies, which looked at thousands of patients from March to August.
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