Am J Public Health 2021 Jun 10:e1-e2. Epub 2021 Jun 10.
Moosa Tatar and Fernando A. Wilson are with the Matheson Center for Health Care Studies and the Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City. Amir Habibdoust is with the Department of Economics and Accounting, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran.
Our study found that Florida experienced 19 241 excess deaths from March to September 2020. Official numbers link 14 317 of these deaths to COVID-19, suggesting that 4924 excess deaths are unexplained. In 2020, Florida experienced a significant increase in all-cause mortality (Table 1), and prior research indicated substantial excess deaths during the pandemic. Read More