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The U.S.A. has 4% of the world's population but 25% of world covid deaths. WHY??!!?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because the US has a higher number of cases than the rest of the world. If you look at death rates the US is among the best in the world at treating the disease. 

    Why did it spread so fast in the US? Because people like Pelosi, Cuomo and Deblasio were still encouraging people to ignore the virus months after the first case. Notice which states have the most cases. 

  • 1 month ago

    thats becasue they are lying about who is dying from it, the REAL NUMBER is about 20% of what we are being told it is. so around 100,0000 

    in 2019, 400,000 died from smoking related illnesses.

  • 1 month ago

    The answers lies in who has the most arrogant people who refuse to obey laws, refuse to be a willing part of the population.  The people in the USA think they can do what they want, not wear mask, and gather in groups often enough to pass the decease back and forth.  The UGLY AMERICAN still exist, the attitude of "I don't care" is the real reason.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I agree with Fallaya.

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  • 1 month ago

    Because your numbers are wrong. Simple as that. Yes, in sheer volume, the US ranks top for number of Covid cases and deaths, but For comparison, the US death toll from Covid-19, per million population, ranks tenth in the world.

  • 2 months ago

    You forgot a word.  America may have 25% of world REPORTED covid deaths.  Remember, everyone who dies WITH the virus in America is said to have died BECAUSE of it, even if that is demonstrably false or unproveable.

  • 2 months ago

    The deaths are calculated using very generous methods.  That is anyone who tested positive for or came into contact with someone who tested positive in the prior 14 days before death is counted as a covid death no matter the actual cause of death.  

  • 2 months ago

    I got my percentages from U.S. Government statistics and independent news agencies, such as ABC, CBS, BBC, NBC, PBS - Where did you get your facts from? Uncle Trumpies whizz-bang?!

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Well, if you ask Andrew Cuomo, it's Trump's fault. 

  • 2 months ago

    Africa had relatively few deaths in part because their elderly tend to live with family, rather than in nursing homes.

    China, New Zealand, and many other places had almost no deaths (compared to the U.S.) because they had stricter lockdowns, wore masks, etc.

    For reasons that are somewhat less clear, and may be a coincidence, countries run by men had higher death rates than countries run by women (for example, New Zealand did better than other English speaking countries and Germany did better than Europe as a whole).

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