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Leading Causes of Death in U.S. Last Year: Heart Disease, Cancer, COVID

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COVID-19 was the primary or contributing cause of 377,883 deaths in the United States last year, with a particularly high toll among the elderly, according to a government report released on Wednesday.

The COVID-19 mortality rate made it the third leading cause of death in the United States in 2020 after heart disease and cancer, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analysis found.The CDC said that the overall U.S. mortality rate increased for the first time since 2017, by nearly 16%, to 3,358,814 deaths. The jump was driven by COVID-19, which accounted for an increase of 11.3%.

The overall death …

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2020 Saw Unprecedented Murder Spike In Major U.S. Cities

In late December the Associated Press reported that 2020 was on track to become the deadliest year in U.S. history with the total number of deaths forecast to rise 15 percent compared to 2019, primarily due to the coronavirus pandemic. There were also several other smaller contributory factors, however, including higher death tolls from heart […]

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Researchers: Two New Coronavirus Variants That Likely Originated in U.S. Seen in Ohio

Read Full Article Here Ohio researchers on Wednesday announced that they’ve identified two coronavirus variants that likely originated in the United States. One of the new strains was identified in a single patient in the state, “so researchers do not yet know the prevalence of the strain in the population,” according to Ohio …

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Rockets Target U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Read Full Article Here As the big tech tyrants tighten their grip, join us for more free speech at Parler—the anti-censorship social media platform. On Sunday, at least three Katyusha rockets landed in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone in an attack targeting the US Embassy, according to two Iraqi security officials.The …

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Cold War: Russia Races Ahead of U.S. in Bid to Claim Arctic Riches

Read Full Article Here The Arctic Ocean is estimated to contain 22 percent of the Earth’s oil and natural gas, along with huge quantities of other minerals. Getting at it is a problem, of course, but with technology improving all the time, how long will it be before it becomes profitable?That’s an answer that Russia […]

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