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‘Socioeconomic determinants of Covid-19 infections and mortality: Evidence from England and Wales’, published by King’s Business School, King’s College London

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The number of deaths from Covid-19 in the UK was at one point the highest among European countries. To better understand this, Dr Filipa Sá at King’s College London combined data on the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases and the number of deaths from Covid-19 per 100,000 people for local areas in England and Wales with socioeconomic data to explore the factors influencing the numbers of infections and deaths.

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Dr Filipa Sa

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