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Table 2 Global health agenda salience, issues and mortality burdens

From: The rise and fall of global health issues: an arenas model applied to the COVID-19 pandemic shock

Agenda salience Diseases Number of Deaths
Established HIV/AIDS 954,500
Emergent Diabetes 1,370,000
Rising Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias 2,515,000
Shock COVID-19° (2020) ~ 1,800,000
  1. Sources and Notes: (1) °COVID-19 deaths are for 2020 [59]. (2) Estimates for all other diseases are at 95% Uncertainty Interval [60].