• China's True COVID Death Toll Estimated To Be in Hundreds of Thousands

    18 days ago - By Time

    The nearly 60,000 Covid-related deaths China reported for the first five weeks of its current outbreak, the largest the world has ever seen, may underestimate the true toll by hundreds of thousands of fatalities, experts said.
    China's abrupt pivot from Covid Zero in early December unleashed a surge of omicron infections and led to 59,938 virus-related deaths in the nation's hospitals through Jan. 12, the National Health Commission disclosed this weekend.
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