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      QuickStats: Number of Deaths from Hornet, Wasp, and Bee Stings,* Among Males and Females — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2000–2017

      Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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          During 2000–2017, a total of 1,109 deaths from hornet, wasp, and bee stings occurred, for an annual average of 62 deaths. Deaths ranged from a low of 43 in 2001 to a high of 89 in 2017. Approximately 80% of the deaths were among males. Source: National Vital Statistics System. Underlying cause of death data, 1999–2017. https://wonder.cdc.gov/ucd-icd10.html.

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          MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
          MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep
          WR
          Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
          Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
          0149-2195
          1545-861X
          26 July 2019
          26 July 2019
          : 68
          : 29
          : 649
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          Reported by: Jiaquan Xu, MD, jiaquanxu@ 123456cdc.gov , 301-458-4086.
          Article
          mm6829a5
          10.15585/mmwr.mm6829a5
          6660102
          31344022

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