Op-Ed: Stopping a Pandemic Deadlier Than Covid

New York, USA - March 25, 2022

Every year, cardiovascular disease kills twice as many people, at a younger average age, as Covid has at its worst, and since 2020, there’s been a surge in fatalities from heart disease and stroke in the U.S.

Fortunately, we don’t need heroic medical innovation to turn back this pandemic. We already have the public health tools needed to prevent most early cardiovascular deaths. The question is whether we can muster the social and political will to use them. -- Dr. Tom Frieden, March 25, 2022

Read the full article on the Wall Street Journal here.

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