Early COVID-19 Deaths May Be Understated

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More Australians likely died from COVID-19 during the first weeks of the virus outbreak in Australia than has been reported, with deaths attributed to other causes because testing was limited. An Actuaries Institute research paper found a spike in deaths from pneumonia, stroke and diabetes, all causes of death related to COVID-19 in some way,

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Actuaries Institute names Jennifer Lang Actuary of the Year 2020

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The Actuaries Institute has named Jennifer Lang 2020 Actuary of the Year. Ms Lang’s role this year, in leading the Actuaries Institute’s COVID-19 response, has been recognised as a major contribution to the profession and the communities in which actuaries work. The Institute’s COVID-19 Working Group brought together more than 80 actuaries, as volunteers, who

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