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Wird die Sterblichkeit an COVID-19 unter- oder überschätzt?

Wird die Sterblichkeit an COVID-19 unter- oder überschätzt?

Zwar ist die tägliche Meldung von Sterbefällen an einer Krankheit ebenso beispiellos wie schädlich für die seelische Gesundheit, doch Trends in der Mortalität geben möglicherweise als einzige einen akkuraten Aufschluss über die tatsächlichen Auswirkungen der SARS-CoV-2-Viruspandemie.

COVID-19 Deaths: Underreported or Overestimated?

COVID-19 Deaths: Underreported or Overestimated?

Whilst promoting daily death counters is unprecedented for any disease and clearly has deleterious effects on mental health, mortality trends may be the only accurate way to track the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 virus pandemic.

Mortes COVID-19: Subnotificados ou Superestimados?

Mortes COVID-19: Subnotificados ou Superestimados?

Embora a contagem diária de óbitos seja sem precedentes para qualquer doença e claramente tenha efeitos destrutivos sobre a saúde mental, as tendências de mortalidade podem ser a única maneira precisa de rastrear o impacto da pandemia do vírus SARS-CoV-2.

Panda challenges Covid-19 experts to return to ‘reality’

Panda challenges Covid-19 experts to return to ‘reality’

Shayne Krige, a lawyer with Panda, says it helps the government to show a large number of deaths. “To establish that the lockdown regulations are rational, the government has to show, on an ongoing basis, that Covid presents a serious risk. And in order to show that the draconian lockdown measures the government adopted were proportionate to the harm, the number of people who could die needs to be high,” he says.