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WHO Presses Asian Countries to Cut Road Deaths in Half

The World Health Organization (WHO) is pressing Asian countries to cut their road death and injury toll in half by 2020.  A 2015 study from Chalmers Technical University in Goteborg, Sweden, covering 24 Asian countries encompassing 56 percent of the world's population, says the total highway death toll for those countries is 750,000 per year with traffic accidents the leading cause of death for people under the age of 30. The study says the injury toll is more than 50...

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