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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.…

One in Three Americans Already Had COVID-19 by the End of 2020

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The FINANCIAL — New study published in the journal Nature estimates that 103 million Americans, or 31 percent of the U.S. population, had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 by the end of 2020. Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers modeled the spread of the coronavirus, finding that fewer than one-quarter of infections (22%) were…