A critical analysis of The Lancet’s letter “Counting the Dead in Gaza: Difficult but Essential”. Professor Mike Spagat reviews the claim the total Gaza death toll may reach upwards of 186,000

Professor Mike Spagat critiques the mortality estimates in Gaza, arguing that the projection of 186,000 total deaths based on indirect-to-direct death ratios is speculative and lacks a solid foundation, emphasising the need for context-specific and transparent data collection methods.