Worldwide COVID has killed less than 500,000 people in 2020, while preventable noncommunicable diseases kill around 38 million people every year.
While the entire world has shut down to fight COVID, according to this study almost 100 million deaths could be avoided worldwide over the next 25 years by doing 3 fairly simple things:
- Have more people seek treatment for high blood pressure
- Reduce salt intake by 30%
- Eliminate artificial trans fatty acids in food