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Which of the following maladies has caused the most deaths in the United States over the past year?

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Based on a systematic literature review published by the Journal of Patient Safety in 2013, "there are at least 210,000 lethal" errors in U.S. hospitals each year, and "the true number" is "estimated at more than 400,000 per year." In comparison, there are roughly 35,000 deaths from high blood pressure each year, about 15,000 murders per year, and 36 deaths from the Covid-19 as of noon on March 12th, 2020.

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