Posted May 12th, 2014 @ 1:10pm by Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
- Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year.
- That's more than AIDS, tuberculosis, and violence—combined.
- That's equal to 5.9% of all deaths across the planet, or more than one in 20.
- "This actually translates into one death every 10 seconds," says a WHO rep.