According to CNN, novel coronavirus pneumonia is the third leading cause of death in the United States after heart disease and cancer, according to
. Novel coronavirus pneumonia is the number of deaths in the United States on average over 1000 deaths in the past three weeks, the report said. The novel coronavirus pneumonia is now the third leading cause of death in the United States, and is ranked before accidental injury, lung disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and many other causes, Dr. Frieden, former director of CDC,
Frieden also said novel coronavirus pneumonia mortality in the United States is much higher than in many other countries. “Novel coronavirus pneumonia mortality rate in the United States last week is 8 times that of Europe,” he said.