In 2020, the Corona virus It was The third leading cause of death in the United States, After heart attack and cancer. This was announced by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In the United States; Total annual deaths were 3.3 million, an increase of 16% compared to 2019.
The highest mortality rates were found among men over the age of 85 and among black, Native American and Alaskan Native peoples.
The corona virus is the third leading cause of death in the United States in 2020
Dark weeks in the United States last year The peak of the first two waves: The first period ended on April 11, with nearly 79,000 deaths, and the second on December 26 with more than 80,600 deaths.
The corona virus caused 345,323 more deaths than accidents, strokes, chronic respiratory diseases, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, fever and pneumonia and kidney disease.
The U.S. agency said it was able to communicate the results several months ago.Urgent need for improvements over time and updated, quality data during global COVID-19 epidemics”.
CDC Director, Rochelle Valensky, He said the scope of the study should act as a “catalyst” to persuade citizens to reduce contact and get vaccinated when their turn comes.
But this year it is not going to be much better.
WHO warns of rising infections: Top 10 in US and Italy
L ‘World Health Organization He warned of an increase in cases and deaths in recent weeks. “We are in the second year of an epidemic. There is a lot of frustration and frustration among those who want this epidemic to end, but we are going in the wrong direction as the spread increasesSaid the doctor Maria van Kerkov, WHO Emergency Administrator.
Last week, despite the vaccination campaign – at least in rich countries – cases have increased by 14% – and have been running for three months now.
Italy, Germany, Brazil, Turkey, Poland, Ukraine, the Philippines, Iran and the United States are the countries with the highest incidence of epidemics.