The surprising link between Covid-19 deaths and … internet access

Two years into the pandemic, researchers are still trying to understand what makes some people more likely than others to die from Covid-19. Although we know some of the risk factors — like age and underlying disease — others are less obvious. Identifying them could ease our current pain, protect communities from future epidemics, and point us toward some of the societal fractures we should most urgently try to mend. One of the more surprising answers to this question is one that appears to have a relatively straightforward solution: internet…

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