Covid-19 impact on survivor mortality rates to be 'modest', study finds

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Kessler: Covid-19 seems to increase each cohort’s short-term mortality risk by a common multiplicative factor
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Kessler: Covid-19 seems to increase each cohort’s short-term mortality risk by a common multiplicative factor

Pension schemes and life insurers should be prepared for a modest change to their assumptions for mortality rates in the post-Covid-19 world, an academic study suggests.

Analysis of data from England and Wales to 12 May finds that deaths from the novel disease are largely, but not always, confined to those who tend to be less healthy than others in their age group. The...

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