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Brazil’s descent into COVID-19 hell

The Tyee, June 10, 2020

June 10, 2020

Brazil’s descent into COVID-19 hell

The New York Times noted that almost 30 per cent more people in Sweden died during the pandemic than the normal rate there, an increase similar to death rates recently experienced in the U.S. “It’s not a very flattering comparison for Sweden, which has such a great public health system,” Andrew Noymer, demographer at the University of California at Irvine told the newspaper.