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On the problem of comparing Covid-19 fatality rates

@article{Granozio2020OnTP,
  title={On the problem of comparing Covid-19 fatality rates},
  author={Fabio Miletto Granozio},
  journal={arXiv: Populations and Evolution},
  year={2020}
}
  • Fabio Miletto Granozio
  • Published 2020
  • Biology, Physics
  • arXiv: Populations and Evolution
  • Understanding Covid-19 lethality and its variation from country to country is essential for supporting governments in the choice of appropriate strategies. Adopting correct indicators to monitor the lethality of the infection in the course of the outbreak is a crucial issue. This works highlights how far the time-dependent case fatality rate is a misleading indicator for estimating the fatality in the course of the outbreak, even if our attention is only restricted to the subset of confirmed… CONTINUE READING

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