Thirty-year failure to tackle preventable disease fuelling global Covid pandemic
"The latest data from the Global Burden of Disease study, published in the Lancet medical journal, is from 2019, before Covid, but helps explain the world’s vulnerability to the virus."
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The failure of governments to tackle a three-decade rise in preventable diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes has fuelled the Covid-19 pandemic. Data from the Global Burden of Disease study helps explain the world’s vulnerability to the virus.
Covid19: 'a synthesis of a coronavirus and an epidemic of non-communicable diseases on a background of poverty and inequality'
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Thirty-year failure to tackle preventable disease fuelling global Covid pandemic
Richard Horton on Covid pandemic: «a synthesis of a coronavirus and an epidemic of non-communicable diseases on a background of poverty and inequality.» A thirty-year failure to tackle preventable disease.
#COVID19: ‘a synthesis of a coronavirus and an epidemic of non-communicable diseases on a background of poverty and inequality.’ - ⁦⁩ reflecting on ⁦⁩ #GBD19 analysis. ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Thirty-year failure to tackle preventable disease fuelling global Covid pandemic
RT : "The latest data from the Global Burden of Disease study, published in the Lancet medical journal, is from 2019, before Covid, but helps explain the world’s vulnerability to the virus."
Thirty-year failure to tackle preventable disease fuelling global Covid pandemic: Study reveals increase in high blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and obesity, all risk factors for disease