Covid-19 makes some counties deadlier than what troops experienced in the worst year of our longest wars

26 October - 25 November 2020

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Would you agree with a policy that deployed the most vulnerable members of your community to the worst year of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan? What we're doing in many counties right now isn't far off.

In the 30 days leading up to Thanksgiving, Covid-19 death rates in more than 600 counties were higher than death rates among troops deployed to the deadliest year of the war.

There were three states whose residents would have had a higher chance of living through a month of combat than a month at home in the pandemic.
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