– by New Deal democratAmong all countries in the world, Sweden has the worst death rate from coronavirus: 5.9 per million per day over the past week. But, even with massive declines from their peaks, most of the States in the US’s eastern megalopolis are worse.
To begin, here’s Kevin Drum’s dashboard of major European countries, plus Canada, as of May 27:
He doesn’t show it, but since Spain had the worst outbreak among major Western European countries, here it is:
And here, by comparison, is the US:
From worst to best, here are the death rates per million over the past week:
At its worst, the US as a whole had a death rate of 8.1 per million.
Now let’s see how USRead More »