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Periods of unexplained higher deaths and medical admissions have occurred previously – But have apparently been ignored, misinterpreted or not investigated

Published:November 16, 2017DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2017.11.004

      Highlights

      • Unexplained periods of higher deaths and medical admissions are an international phenomenon.
      • Two very large events occurred in 1993 and 2015.
      • A degree of female specificity is observed.
      • Past examples appear to have been ignored or were not investigated.
      • “Policy-based evidence” may have acted to deflect research from this area.

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