Wave of excess deaths worldwide

Geoff Ward
5 min readJan 29, 2023

UPDATE JANUARY 27, 2023: Figures from the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) show an increase in excess deaths of 20.4% in the week ending January 13, 2023, compared to pre-covid averages, representing 3,377 people, most of these deaths being unattributable to covid-19. Excess deaths are being reported from 30 countries around the world: see link to YouTube video by Dr John Campbell at the foot of this article. The UK will be

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Geoff Ward

Writer, journalist, book editor, poet, musician and tutor in literature and creative writing (MA and BA Hons degrees in English literature).