Definition: This entry gives the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate. The death rate, while only a rough indicator of the mortality situation in a country, accurately indicates the current mortality impact on population growth. This indicator is significantly affected by age distribution, and most countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate, in spite of continued decline in mortality at all ages, as declining fertility results in an aging population.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020See also: Death rate map
Latin American countries had very different covid-19 death rates. Which polices worked?
Washington Post on MSN.com - 1/25/2022 11:00:36 AM
And why do health outcomes in some countries differ so drastically from others? Our research, carried out with Lucas González and Antonella Perini, shows that how governments craft a pandemic response matters.
The pandemic’s true death toll: millions more than official counts
Nature - 1/18/2022 11:14:00 AM
Countries have reported some five million COVID-19 deaths in two years, but global excess deaths are estimated at double or even quadruple that figure.
Determining evolution of COVID-19 mortality rates using machine-learning
News Medical - 1/24/2022 2:27:00 AM
Researchers predict the evolution of COVID-19 mortality rates across countries using a biological science-guided machine learning-based approach.
What “endemic” COVID-19 really means: Mass infection and death forever
World Socialist Web Site - 1/26/2022 3:28:00 AM
Government officials and the corporate media want to declare COVID-19 “endemic,” to enforce policies that will have disastrous consequences for the working class.
Study suggests COVID-19 patient fatalities are decreasing unequally in vaccinated and unvaccinated countries
News Medical - 1/25/2022 11:42:00 AM
Researchers from the University of London have been exploring the case-fatality rate of COVID-19 in the top-vaccinated countries compared to the rest of the world.
Death rates from ovarian cancer predicted to fall in the UK this year
Shropshire Star - 1/26/2022 12:15:00 AM
Ovarian cancer death rates are predicted to fall by 17% in the UK this year compared to 2017, a study suggests. The data indicates the rates will fall by 7% in EU countries, with researchers suggesting the falls are mainly due to the use of oral contraceptives.
Africa's Covid-19 death rate highest in the world - WHO
The Star on MSN.com - 1/21/2022 12:00:00 AM
•Case fatality rate is the estimated number of deaths to date divided by the estimated total number of confirmed infected cases to date.•In Kenya, the overall case fatality ratio is 1.72 per cent, from 5,
COVID deaths jump as positivity rate, hospitalizations decline in CT
StamfordAdvocate - 1/20/2022 10:48:00 PM
While nearly all of Connecticut’s COVID metrics were trending downward Thursday, the new deaths reported in the past week were the highest in months, state data shows. The 241 total deaths for the past week were 80 more than the 161 reported in the previous week and well above numbers seen prior to the latest surge in COVID-19 infections ahead of the holidays.
The world faces a shortage of 13 million nurses by 2030
Quartz - 1/25/2022 8:51:00 AM
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Cancer death rates fall 32 percent since 1991 peak
YAHOO!News - 1/12/2022 8:42:00 PM
The U.S.'s cancer death rate has fallen by a third since a peak in 1991, sparked by a drop in lung cancer fatalities, according to a report from the American Cancer Society.The "Cancer statistics, 2022" report published Wednesday documents a 32-percent decrease in cancer deaths from about 215 deaths per 100,