The United States saw some notable increases in the death rates for heart disease, Diabetes, and some other common killers in 2020, and specialists believe that a big reason may be there that so many people with hazardous symptoms have made the fatal mistake of staying away from the hospital for fear of catching the coronavirus.
The death rates were uploaded online this week by federal health authorities added to the rising body of evidence that the number of deaths caused directly or indirectly to the coronavirus in the United States is far superior to the formally reported Covid-19 death toll of almost 600,000 in the year 2020-21.For months now, scientists have known that 2020 was the deadliest year in the history of the United States, mainly because of the Covid-19 disease.
But the data which was released in this week disclosed that there have been the biggest increases in the death rates caused by heart diseases and Diabetes in at least 20 years.In approximate numbers, there were more than 32,000 deaths related to heart disease in the year 2020-21 than the year before.There is a 14 percent increase which was the largest rise in the deaths caused by Diabetes in decades in the US.
The death rate is reported from Alzheimer’s was more than 8 percent, Parkinson’s was around 11 percent, high blood pressure was about 12 percent, and stroke about 4 percent.More deaths are reported than in previous years because of such diseases, which are much more than the deaths caused by Covid-19.
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