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Japan reports fewer COVID-19 hospital deaths than other nations 

  • August 7, 2020
  • , Nikkei, Sankei
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Sankei and Nikkei reported on the results of an analytical study conducted by the National Center for Global Health and Medicine on COVID-19 patients in Japan. The center surveyed 2,638 people hospitalized at around 230 facilities nationwide until early July and found that 197 (7.5%) of them died. The papers wrote this is much lower than the death rates in the United States, Europe, and China, which reportedly exceed 20%.  

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