Swedish Covid-19 mortality in perspective

In Sweden, over 70s comprise around 90% of Covid-19 deaths, with the majority having two or more comorbidities.

The age group seeing the most Covid fatalities is 80-89 years (41%), followed by the 90+ years category (26%). Note that average life expectancy at birth in Sweden is 81 for men …

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Why is England a special case?

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Across Europe, Covid only kills the under 60's in very small numbers. For example in Italy which has had a relatively high number of deaths overall, less than 3% were under 60 years old. In England and Wales the corresponding percentage is around 7%. This difference shows up …

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