The population of the EU is 446 million
The US also had the advantage of having a later outbreak than all of them.
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The opposite is the case: the positivity rate in the US is higher than in all of these countries.
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.
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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