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Covid pandemic may be causing more deaths than Australia’s daily numbers suggest

More than 80% of the country’s Covid deaths occurred in 2022, likely in part due to success of early control measures but questions remain

Behind the daily death figures, there is a more complicated picture of the impact of Covid-19 in Australia that raises questions about whether Covid could be causing more deaths from ischaemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease and dementia.

As cases exploded after the emergence of the Omicron variant, the number of Covid deaths similarly rose, with more than 80% of Australia’s total Covid deaths occurring in 2022.

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