Delve: The Divided State of American Public Health

Published: 12 January 2021

Even as the pandemic radically reshaped American life, the federal government failed to provide strong and consistent guidance about how best to manage this public health crisis. Not surprisingly, individual states diverged in what they chose to do, and when they chose to do it

New statistical modelling by McGill University’s Guillaume Roussellet , an assistant professor of finance, has shown that most COVID-19 fatalities in the U.S. could have been prevented if the policies enacted by states like California and Connecticut had been applied across the entire country.

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