December 15, 2012

People Are Living Longer, But Dying in Much Different Ways

Economist, The Economist


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“THIRD WORLD” is not a term much used today. Most developing countries, as they were once euphemistically known, really are now developing—and doing so fast. So it is not surprising their disease patterns are changing, too, just as happened in the rich world. Deaths from infectious disease are down.

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TAGGED: Death, Global Health, Public Health, Longevity

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