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WHO: 1 in 4 people projected to have hearing problems by 2050

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The FINANCIAL -- Nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide ─ or 1 in 4 people ─ will be living with some degree of hearing loss by 2050, warns the World Health Organization’s (WHO) first World Report on Hearing, released today. At least 700 million of these people will require access to ear and hearing care and other rehabilitation services unless action is taken according to WHO.…

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WHO: 1 in 4 people projected to have hearing problems by 2050

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- Nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide ─ or 1 in 4 people ─ will be living with some degree of hearing loss by 2050, warns the World Health Organization’s (WHO) first World Report on Hearing, released today. At least 700 million of these people will require access to ear and hearing care and…