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How death shapes life

As global COVID toll hits 5 million, Harvard philosopher ponders the intimate,…

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An Estimated 1.2 Million People Died in 2019 from Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterial Infections

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The FINANCIAL — First comprehensive analysis of global impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) estimates resistance itself caused 1.27 million deaths in 2019 – more deaths than HIV/AIDS or malaria – and that antimicrobial-resistant infections played a role in 4.95 million deaths, according to University of Oxford.…

How death shapes life

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As global COVID toll hits 5 million, Harvard philosopher ponders the intimate, universal experience of knowing the end will come but not knowing when…

Mortality study reinforces safety of COVID-19 vaccinations

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The FINANCIAL — Kaiser Permanente study shows people vaccinated against COVID-19 had lower non-COVID-19 death rates than people who were not vaccinated.…

In the U.S., COVID-19 Wasn’t Sole Cause of Excess Deaths in 2020

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The FINANCIAL -- Comparing death rates in the United States with those of the five biggest European countries, Penn and Max Planck demographers found that significant excess mortality cost more lives annually than the epidemic itself.…

There were 139 deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) in England and Wales in the week ending 18 September 2020.

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The FINANCIAL -- There were 139 deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) in England and Wales in the week ending 18 September 2020.This remains far below numbers seen earlier in the pandemic, and accounts for just 1.5% of all deaths in the latest week. The total number of deaths in the week ending 18 September 2020…