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Suicide kills one person every 40 seconds, says WHO

Reuters Monday, 9 September 2019
Across the world, one person takes their own life every 40 seconds, and more people die by suicide every year than in war, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
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The number of people worldwide who die from suicide is declining but one person still kills themselves every 40 seconds, according to new figures from the World Health Organization, which said countries needed to do more to stop these preventable deaths. Katie Johnston reports.

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