Deaths

U.S. Leads Wealthy Nations in Pregnancy-Related Deaths

By Amy Norton, HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — American women are far more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than women in other wealthy countries — and a national shortage of maternity care providers bodes ill…

Measles Deaths Grow by Half

Nov. 12, 2020 — Global measles deaths increased 50% from 2016 to 2019, and more than 200,000 people died last year alone from the preventable disease. The World Health Organization on Thursday released new statistics that show 869,770 cases of…