Preventable disease

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Avoidable illness

Each year malaria claims at least 1 million lives; tuberculosis 3 million; diarrheoal disease 4 million. Most of these deaths are among the vulnerable (the very young or the aged). The annual death rate from AIDS is expected to be 400,000 by the year 2000.


Number of people in Washington, D.C. who were murdered by anthrax poisoning between September 11 and November 9, 2001 = 2; Number of people murdered by other means in the same city during the same period = 53 (World Watch Magazine, January/February 2002).

Broader Problems:
Tolerated atrocities
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
08.05.2019 – 19:55 CEST