1.6 million died of Cancer while 492 died of nCoV
In the same time 492 persons died of the Wuhan novel coronavirus, an estimated 1.6 million patients died of cancer.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) which has only released estimates for 2018, some 9.6 million persons die each year from cancer. According to some doctors, especially those who have practiced for at least 4 decades, whom FPMag spoke to in person, the consensus is that, “Cancer is a type of degenerative disease that is caused by abnormal cells that continue to grow, multiply, and spread throughout the body.”
Nurse Michele Francis on the front lines of fighting disease in developing nations, says, “Consider more what you can do to fight cancer.”
Using past data and a modest mathematical extrapolation, FPMag estimates that in the same time that the 2019-nCoV killed 500 people, cancer killed 1.6 million.
The most common causes of cancer deaths according to the World Health Organization in that time were cancers of the:
Nearly all reported 2019-nCoV deaths occured in China
Nations reporting confirmed cases of the Wuhan novel coronavirus are at the break of 5 February, Australia, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Macao, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Russia, S. Korea, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, U.A.E., U.K., USA, and Vietnam. See the graphic below.