COVID-19 and Excess All-Cause Mortality in the US and 18 Comparison Countries | Global Health | JAMA | JAMA Network

Compared with other countries, the US experienced high COVID-19–associated mortality and excess all-cause mortality into September 2020. After the first peak in early spring, US death rates from COVID-19 and from all causes remained higher than even countries with high COVID-19 mortality. This may have been a result of several factors, including weak public health infrastructure and a decentralized, inconsistent US response to the pandemic.4,5 Source: COVID-19 and Excess All-Cause Mortality in the US and 18 Comparison Countries | Global Health | JAMA | JAMA Network