Two months ago, we launched Trust the Evidence with an analysis of ‘Why it's time to Investigate Excess Deaths.
This week's deaths remained substantially above the 5-year average.
In the week ending 21 October (Week 42), 11,938 deaths were registered in England and Wales - 16.8 per cent above the 5-year average.
The ONS response is, ‘the further we move …
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