Hospital beds & restraining individual rights may be the key to reducing coronavirus mortality rates

By Kent R. Kroeger (April 15, 2020)

Hospital beds in Regional Hospital of Apatzingan, Michoacán, Mexico (Photo by Alfonso Reyes)

Key Takeaways: At this point in the 2009–2010 coronavirus pandemic (9 April), the country-level variable that most strongly correlates with the incidence rate of coronavirus-related deaths is the number of hospital beds relative to population size.