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Comparing the dynamics of COVID-19 infection and mortality in the United States, India, and Brazil

@inproceedings{James2021ComparingTD,
  title={Comparing the dynamics of COVID-19 infection and mortality in the United States, India, and Brazil},
  author={Nick James and Max Menzies and Howard D. Bondell},
  year={2021}
}
This paper compares and contrasts the spread and impact of COVID-19 in the three countries most heavily impacted by the pandemic: the United States (US), India and Brazil. All three of these countries have a federative structure, in which the individual states have largely determined the response to the pandemic. Thus, we perform an extensive analysis of the individual states of these three countries to determine patterns of similarity within each. First, we analyse structural similarity and… Expand

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