Five Merciless Killers in America–Drugs, COVID, Guns, Traffic, & Obesity. Numbers Are Shocking, Unnecessary & Preventable; Is One Of Us Next?

STAYING ALIVE 

SITUATION:
It’s deadly living in America:
Over 5 Million people are being killed in the U.S. every year;
Five killers track us and seek to make us obits & stats.

STATS:

BIG FIVE KILLERS IN AMERICA:

  1. DRUGS 
    Drug overdose deaths rose nearly 30% nationwide in 2020 to a record of 93,33
  2.  COVID United States Deaths in 2021 YTD – 607,000

3. Guns: Death by guns 2021 YTD  – 23,810
States with Suicide Rates:  MontanaAlaska, and Wyoming

4. Traffic
 U.S. traffic deaths soar to 38,680 in 2020;  7,500 daily accidents;

           5. Obesity
        300,000 people each year die as a result of being overweight or obese.

SOURCES:
1) “Highest yearly total since 2007” –https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-traffic-deaths-soar-38680-2020-highest-yearly-total-since-2007-2021-06-03/

2) Source data are found at the gunviolencearchive.org website.
3)
https://www.morningbrew.com/daily/stories/2021/07/14/drug-overdose-deaths-rose-nearly-30-last-year

4)Fatal Drug Overdoses Surged Along With Pandemic

Leave a Reply