Covid-19: How Does Belarus Have One of the Lowest Mortality Rates in Europe?

The beleaguered government of Belarus is unfazed by Covid-19. President Aleksander Lukashenko, who has been in office since 1994, has flatly dismissed the pandemic’s severity, refusing to enforce a curfew, close schools, or cancel mass gatherings such as the Belarusian Football League or the Victory Day parade. Yet the country’s mortality rate is among the … Continue reading Covid-19: How Does Belarus Have One of the Lowest Mortality Rates in Europe?