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Paul Krugman
+ Your AuthorsArchive @paulkrugman Nobel laureate. Op-Ed columnist, @nytopinion. Author, “The Return of Depression Economics,” “The Great Unraveling,” "Arguing With Zombies," + more. Jul. 21, 2020 1 min read

I keep getting mail from people who don't understand the difference between levels and rates of change. Total US Covid-19 deaths per capita are higher than Europe, but Europe had a lot of deaths early on 1/

Currently, Europe has relatively few new deaths, while we're still dying fast — 10 times as fast as the Europeans 2/

In other words, both sides of the Atlantic lost heavily in the beginning — but they brought it largely under control, and we didn't 3/


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