The Killer in All of Us: Ritholtz Chart

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist writing about finance, the economy and the business world. He started the Big Picture blog in 2003 and is the founder of Ritholtz Wealth Management, an asset management and financial planning firm.
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In this morning's column on risk, I cited lots of data from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Part of the foundation's work focuses on eliminating diseases like mosquito-borne malaria.

I also found this delightful chart of the world's deadliest animals at Bill Gates' blog.

Some outlets have pushed back over whether humans or mosquitoes take the top spot. If you want a visual depiction of what I wrote about earlier today, this is it:

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