Global Excess Mortality Update

Global excess mortality, January 2020 to November 2022 (Economist) Published: December 2023 (upd.) A fresh look at the real numbers and true causes. A) Covid still (secretly) runs the show Global excess mortality continues to be driven by covid infections in elderly people. There were three to five omicron waves in 2022 and another two or three omicron waves in 2023, in addition to one or two flu waves in each year (see charts below).