COVID-19 Impacts Mortality Rates for Heart Disease and Diabetes
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene
JUNE 12, 2021
The global pandemic has led to more than 600,000 deaths in the United States, but COVID-19’s reach is even greater, as a significant increase in mortality rates for heart disease and diabetes has been revealed. In 2020, death rates for heart disease jumped 3% and death rates for diabetes surged 14%.