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More than 1 billion people worldwide have some kind of vision impairment

The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 1.3 billion people in the world have a vision impairment. Maybe this stat actually isn’t that surprising, once you start to count up the number of people you know who wear glasses or contacts. It’s no wonder that startups like Warby Parker are seeing such wild success!

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The top 10 causes of death

In 2019, the top 10 causes of death accounted for 55% of the 55.4 million deaths worldwide. The top global causes of death, in order of total number of lives lost, are associated with three broad topics: cardiovascular (ischaemic heart disease, stroke), respiratory (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lower respiratory infections) and neonatal conditions – which […]