Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Causes of Mortality -- Global Data

From an article in Wired:
Worldwide, about 40 percent of that toll results from disorders (shown in yellow above) that could be avoided with basic medications, clean water, and neonatal care. As you read this, 3,000 young kids are dying from diarrhea that a few zinc tablets would have stopped. Cost: 38 cents per life.

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