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Month: November 2021

Human Mortality Database: Portugal with the highest excess mortality in Western Europe between 2020 and 2021

Portugal is amongst the countries with the highest excess mortality in Europe, solely surpassed by a-few Eastern nations. Scandinavian countries such as Denmark, Norway or Sweden produce the lowest numbers.

Pandemic fuels a ticking time bomb of health disorders amongst children and youth

Research on the deaths of children and young people in England following SARS-CoV-2 infection during the first pandemic year reveals the devastating impact of restrictions on children’s health while expressing

“Long-covid” associated essentially with infection beliefs

A team of researchers tried to ascertain how “believing you have been infected” and having “an infection confirmed after a blood test” relate to persistent physical symptoms. The conclusion was

Bias in Our World in Data affecting Nordic countries?

The Our World in Data changed the excess deaths calculations method, creating a big gap between the new and the traditional estimates.  Two of the most important variables to look
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