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Global COPD deaths up 12 percent in 15 years

06:36 EDT 17 Aug 2017 | PharmaTimes

The number of people dying from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has climbed nearly 12 percent over a 15-year period, an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 has found.

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