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Behavioral differences contribute to higher COVID-19 death rates in the Southern United States

During the pre-OMicron phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, mortality rates varied markedly across regions of the United States, largely due to differences in mask use, school attendance, social distancing, and other behaviors. If the entire country had responded to the epidemic as well as the Northeast, more than 316,000 deaths could have been prevented, with […]