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The population of the US is 330 million
The population of the EU is 446 million

And the USA in comparison with several European countries which successfully bent the curve.
The US also had the advantage of having a later outbreak than all of them.

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And these big differences are not because the US is testing more extensively.
The opposite is the case: the positivity rate in the US is higher than in all of these countries.

Here is how the death rates compare. Shown is the average over the last week.

Because deaths are following cases I’d expect that after the recent divergence in case rates we’ll see divergence in death rates in the weeks ahead.

If you want to look at the data in other ways you find it all in the Data Explorer here:…

This is comparison of the death rate from confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the EU and the US.

In both regions the rate is falling. The rate at which people in the US are dying is currently 5-times higher than in the EU.

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