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COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness - Infection Rate and Infection Fatality Ratio Estimates 2020-2021


General Info
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2020 - 09/2021
Data type

This dataset contains national-level estimates of unadjusted and adjusted COVID-19 infections per capita and infection fatality ratio (IFR) between January 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021 for 177 countries. Cumulative COVID-19 infections per 1,000 population include both unadjusted estimates and estimates standardized for environmental seasonality (measured as the relative risk of pneumonia), population density, gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, proportion of the population living below 100 m, and a proxy for previous exposure to other betacoronaviruses. IFR per 1,000 infections include both unadjusted estimated and estimates standardized for the age distribution of the population, mean body-mass index (BMI), exposure to air pollution, smoking rates, the proxy for previous exposure to other betacoronaviruses, population density, age-standardized prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancer, and GDP per capita.

(For U.S. Resiliency Data.)