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Data and demographics: Is the COVID-19 death rate lower in the developing world?

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COVID-19 in some of Mumbai’s slums.It estimated that around 57 per cent of people in three of the poorest areas of the city had been exposed to the virus, compared to just 16 per cent of Mumbai residents in non-slum areas.More than half of Mumbai’s 12 million people live in crowded slums, which suggests a staggeringly high infection rate in the city, despite the number of deaths not appearing to match.But like many COVID-19 statistics, it comes with caveats.“The details matter,” said Canadian-Indian epidemiologist Prof.

Prabhat Jha. How close are we to a coronavirus vaccine? “If, for example, the assay (test) used wasn’t particularly good, then they might get a lot of false positives.

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