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COVID-19 Death Rates Are Impressively Low In Haiti : Goats and Soda – NPR

As of the end of April, only 254 deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in Haiti over the course of the entire pandemic. Why has the death rate been so low?

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Haiti’s success is not due to some innovative intervention against the virus. Most people have given up wearing masks in public on the streets of Port-au-Prince and elsewhere. And Haiti hasn’t yet administered a single COVID-19 vaccine.
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Haiti has one of the lowest death rates from COVID-19 in the world.
As of the end of April, only 254 deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in Haiti over the course of the entire pandemic. The Caribbean nation, which often struggles…

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