How Many People Die Each Day?

"Mortalities attributed to the virus, for example, are often measured in the thousands of people per day globally—but is this number a little or a lot, relative to typical causes of death?"

Nicholas LePan: Visualising the History of Pandemics

"Urbanization in the developing world is bringing more and more rural residents into denser neighborhoods, while population increases are putting greater pressure on the environment. ... These macro trends are having a profound impact on the spread of infectious disease."

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