Dr. Thomas Binder: Increases in Severe Diagnosis in 2021 (Germany)

Increases of severe diagnoses in 2021 compared to the mean of the years 2016-2020, based on the diagnostic codes in hospitalisations:

0 – 14 yo

– Various malignant tumours: +249%

– Pulmonary embolism, cardiac arrest & stroke: +125%

15 – 39 yo

– Myocarditis: +99%

– Intracerebral hemorrhage: +64%

– Various types of cancer: + 48%

All ages

– Autoimmune diseases: +40%

– Damage to the nervous system: +29%

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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