How does COVID really rank against some of the top global causes of death? Here are the actual figures from 1-1-2020 through 6-22-2020. Please note on 4-2-2020 the speed witch which COVID surpasses Influenza.
No. It's not "like the flu." Just watch what happens around the end of March.
This chart does not include Cancer and Heart Disease–two of the biggest. But it does include some of the top killers. Most of all, it shows COVIDs meteoric rise. Make sure to watch past the end of March. That's when it really takes off.
Below is the original Flourish codebase created by Tony Nickonchuk that I used to create the titled HD movie rendering above. You can easily embed the original, but it will sadly not have a title. Tony has written full documentation of the data set and sources here: https://rpubs.com/tonynick/covid_bar_chart_race_1
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Flourish chart can be found here: https://public.flourish.studio/visualisation/2562261/?utm_source=embed&utm_campaign=visualisation/2562261