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INFOGRAPHIC: Dead reckoning

Cardiovascular disease claims three out of 10 people as the world’s leading cause of death

PUBLISHED : Monday, 19 January, 2015, 9:59am
UPDATED : Friday, 27 May, 2016, 8:15am
INFOGRAPHIC: Dead reckoning

Cardiovascular disease claims three out of 10 people as the world’s leading cause of death. In wealthy countries, seven people in 10 die aged 70 or over, mainly through chronic diseases. In low-income countries, the predominant cause of death is from infectious disease, where about four in 10 deaths are children under 15 years old

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