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Covid has caused 28m years of life to be lost, study finds

Oxford researchers arrive at virus’s toll in 31 countries by looking at deaths and age they occurred * Coronavirus – latest updates * See all our coronavirus coverage Covid has caused the loss of 28m years of life, according to the largest-ever survey to assess the scale of the impact of the pandemic. The enormous toll was revealed in research, led by the University of Oxford, which calculated the years of life lost (YLL) in 37 countries. The study measured the number of deaths and the age at which they occurred, making it the most detailed assessment yet of the impact of Covid-19. Continue reading...

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