Blindingly obvious but here it is:
Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, and is responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Globally, about 1 in 6 deaths is due to cancer. Approximately 70% of deaths from cancer occur in low- and middle-income countries.
The number of people with diabetes rose from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014.
Supplement use is generally less prevalent in other countries than in the US and Canada but varies widely (eg, Denmark 51%, South Korea 34%, Australia 43%, UK 36%, Spain 6%, Greece 2%)
In its 20th year, the CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements reveals the highest overall dietary supplement usage to date, with 77 percent of Americans reporting they consume dietary supplements. The survey reports the majority of both males and females, aged 18+, take dietary supplements, which is in line with previous surveys’ findings. Among all the age groups, adults between the ages 35 – 54 have the highest usage of dietary supplements at 81 percent.
OECD Health Statistics 2018, worldwide use of anti-depressants
Toxic State–Corporate Crimes, Neo-liberalism and Green Criminology: The Hazards and Legacies of the Oil, Chemical and Mineral Industries by Vincenzo Ruggiero + Nigel South
Poison, unlimited: India's chemicals industry remains dangerously : Even 35 years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, the world’s worst industrial disaster, India has not banned Methyl isocyanate, the gas that leaked on December 2-3, 1985, killing over 3,500 people and injuring several thousands. ... recorded over four major chemical accidents every month in the past three years ... India took a hard stance against the sector after the Bhopal gas tragedy. But it went soft after economic liberalisation in 1992 to attract investment. "The government is now talking about self regulations," attract investment, self regulation
Covid-19 Deaths Top 100,000 in U.S. Long-Term Care Facilities
Coronavirus: Almost 30,000 'excess' care homes deaths (UK)
UK Prime Minister ignores covid advice...
Trump dispenses lethal advice: use chlorine intravenously
- Add all the invasions and coups instrumented by the so-called 1st world and all the depleted uranium, agent orange and other poisons killing civilians en masse and long into the future. Yep, "en masse" is an appropriate word.
30 seconds Edit: I realise this, and also my first comment about Profit Maximisation killing en masse, is off-topic for PerlMonks and/or incites friction unrelated to Perl, so feel free to reap.