So, what will be the leading cause of death in 2020?
As these trends continue, CDC predicts that cancer will become the leading cause of death in the United States by 2020 (Mazzei, New York Times, 1/14; Molina, USA Today, 1/14; Associated Press, 10/23/2018).
Furthermore, how many people died in the US in 2019?
U.S. Death Rate 1950-2020United States – Historical Death Rate DataYearDeath RateGrowth Rate20198.7821.120%20188.6851.220%20178.5801.240%
What is the number 1 cause of preventable death?
Tobacco remains the leading preventable cause of death in this country and in the world. Tobacco use is a major factor in four out of the five leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, lung disease and stroke. It causes about a third of heart disease and cancer, and most emphysema.
How many people die from flu each year?
However, it could equal or surpass the 2018-2019 season’s 34,200 flu-related deaths. Overall, the CDC estimates that 12,000 and 61,000 deaths annually since 2010 can be blamed on the flu. Globally, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the flu kills 290,000 to 650,000 people per year.
Originally posted 2022-03-31 02:59:18.