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Coronavirus: economic deprivation linked to increased risk of death

‘COVID-19 is not a great leveller - the pandemic is having an unequal impact on our already unequal society. Today’s data show that people living in the most deprived areas of England are more than twice as likely to die as a result of COVID-19 than those in the least deprived,’ said Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive at the Health Foundation.

Preparing for the next pandemic

We take a look back to a piece we published in August 2019 on the prospect of a global pandemic, and the plans PHE had to counter it. How did COVID get through the net?

People from deprived areas twice as likely to die from COVID

Data released by the Office of National Statistics has revealed ‘a clear and worrying trend’, according to health think tank, the Health Foundation. ‘That deaths in the most deprived areas are more than double those in the least deprived.’

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