weightmans – Mesothelioma deaths – first evidence of a reduction following years of static mortality
Author - Jim Byard
The burden of mesothelioma mortality has fallen overall by 7 %
Recently published mesothelioma statistics for Great Britain by the HSE (July 2021) reveal the burden of mesothelioma mortality has fallen overall by 7 % - compared to the static levels (circa 2,450 deaths) seen during the period 2012 to 2018.
The statistics cover the calendar year 2019 and they are said not to have been influenced by the Covid-19 pandemic.