Estimating total excess mortality during a COVID-19 outbreak in Stockholm, Sweden.

Pimenoff VN, Elfström M, Baussano I, Björnstedt M, Dillner J

Clin Infect Dis - (-) - [2020-10-18; online 2020-10-18]

Total excess mortality peaked during a COVID19 outbreak in Stockholm, but 25% of these deaths were not recognized as Covid-19-related nor occurred in hospitals. Estimate of total excess mortality may give a more comprehensive picture of the total disease burden during a COVID19 outbreak, and may facilitate managing future outbreaks.

Category: Health

Type: Journal article

PubMed 33070183

DOI 10.1093/cid/ciaa1593

Crossref 10.1093/cid/ciaa1593

pii: 5929661
pmc: PMC7665438

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