COVID-19 and CVD Fast Facts (Hawaii, US, Worldwide) UPDATED AUGUST 16, 2020
Honolulu 5042 cases 40 deaths related to COVID: Hawaii has one of the lowest COVID-19 death rates in the nation.
US: 5.41 million cases. 170,000 deaths.
World: 21.6 million confirmed. 744,000 deaths.
CVD (Cardiovascular Disease)
Hawaii: 2500 deaths
US (2016): 840,768 deaths.
World (2016): 16 million deaths
In 2019, the WHO reported 17.9 million deaths due to the pandemic CVD: Cardiovascular Disease.
By 2030, 24 million people will die from Cardiovascular Disease.
There is no treatment for COVID-19, but there are treatments for CVD, the #1 killer of human beings.
There is no vaccine for COVID-19, but there is a 'vaccine' for CVD: it's known as Cardiac Prevention.
Gregg Yamada MD FACC
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