Living, and dying, by numbers

McCabe, Steven (2020) Living, and dying, by numbers. Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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As a way of light relief, I wonder if anyone spots the song title that has been adapted in the title of this blog? It will be at the end of the blog and was a minor hit from an English synth-pop outfit who appeared at the tail-end end of decade in which fashion and music was eclectic and rarely dull.
There can be no doubt that Covid-19 is exacting a dreadful toll in terms of the lives lost. Some media outlets suggest that the pandemic we’re experiencing may have resulted in 55% more deaths than has been announced in the daily Government statistics; As the article explains, deaths occurring outside of hospitals in England and Wales for the week ending on April 17th was 22,351, over 50% higher than the 14,451 actually announced by the Department of Health.

Item Type: Other
Date: 29 April 2020
Uncontrolled Keywords: BCU, Birmingham City University, Brexit, CBS, Centre For Brexit Studies, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Covid19, Dr Steven Mccabe, Economy, Pandemic, UK, UK Economy, UK Government, UK Parliament, UK Politics, Virus
Subjects: L100 Economics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Poppy Surplice
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2020 09:21
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2020 09:23
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9708

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