Study: US Could Have Avoided 215K Deaths By Following SK's Approach To COVID

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William James

Had the U.S. approached the Coronavirus pandemic like other wealthy nations, many deaths could have been avoided.

Had the U.S. approached the Coronavirus pandemic like other wealthy nations, many deaths could have been avoided. (via NATIONAL CENTER FOR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY)

Here, we will show how many deaths could have been avoided if the U.S. had followed the strategies used by other nations to contain, mitigate, and suppress virus.

  1. U.S. vs. South Korea: If the U.S. had followed South Korea’s approach to the Coronavirus, the U.S. could have avoided 214,918 deaths.

  2. U.S. vs. Japan: If the U.S. had followed Japan’s approach to the Coronavirus, the U.S. could have avoided 213,402 deaths.

  3. U.S. vs. Australia: If the U.S. had followed Japan’s approach to the Coronavirus, the U.S. could have avoided 206,018 deaths.

  4. U.S. v. Germany: If the U.S. had followed Germany’s approach to the Coronavirus, the U.S. could have avoided 179,260 deaths.

  5. U.S. v. Canada: If the U.S. had followed Canada’s approach to the Coronavirus, the U.S. could have avoided 132,525 deaths.

  6. U.S. v. France: If the U.S. had followed France’s approach to the Coronavirus, the U.S. could have avoided 55,477 deaths.

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