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Euro Cup heartbreak, big crowds, and Delta still rising – Update from England

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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 POSTCARDS FROM ENGLAND 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿: Euro Cup heartbreak, big crowds, and Delta still rising. The lads still did everyone proud, but the boisterous Euro Cup crowds may not have been the best news for COVID-19 cases over the past several weeks. Cases continue to rise in the UK, thanks to the more transmissible Delta variant

Excess Mortality in the U.S. in 2020

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The oldest Americans bore the brunt of COVID-19 mortality, but working-age Americans suffered the vast majority of excess non-COVID deaths, most commonly resulting from external causes. Today we are thrilled to host Nerdy Guest Dana Glei, PhD, discussing her research on “excess mortality,” including an increase in drug-related mortality during the pandemic. Dr. Glei completed

POSTCARDS FROM THE UK: Delta Delta Delta

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Cases continue to rise here in the UK, despite very high vaccination levels. The Delta variant now comprises over 90% of infections in the UK and is estimated to be 40-50% more transmissible than the previously dominant Alpha variant. The steep rise in cases despite high vaccination levels is a cautionary tale to the US