Does US really have world's highest Covid death toll?

Posted on AllSides May 6th, 2022
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The US is approaching one million Covid deaths - the highest total officially recorded anywhere in the world.

But a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows several other countries recorded more deaths above their normal levels than the US over the last two years.

So does the US really have the highest Covid death toll, and by what measure?

There's no international standard for measuring deaths or their causes, and countries record deaths in different ways, which makes comparison difficult.

But experts say one of the most...

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