Ed Dowd Drops Devastating Report on Cardiovascular Deaths in the UK
People under 45 are “dying suddenly” — and the numbers are only getting worse.
What was initially an observation is now measurable: young people, in the prime of their lives, are dying at unprecedented rates. Ed Dowd, a former BlackRock portfolio manager and data analyst, has highlighted a concerning surge in cardiovascular deaths in the UK — and the numbers are alarming.
Dowd’s opening slide from his team’s cardiovascular report illustrated adjusted cardiovascular death rates for people aged 15 to 44 in England and Wales. From 2010 to 2019, cardiovascular deaths in this age cohort declined in England and Wales, dropping 20% from 10 to 8 deaths per 100,000. However, this once-declining trend has now reversed the other way.
In 2020, there were about 2,000 cardiovascular deaths in people aged 15 to 44, 200 more than the 2015 to 2019 average. But after the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in 2021, there were about 2300 cardiovascular deaths (500 more than the 2015 to 2019 average). And in 2022, 2,500 people aged 15 to 44 died from cardiovascular reasons (700 more than the 2015 to 2019 average).”
Dowd's next slides focused on excess deaths from cardiovascular disease in the 15 to 44 age group. Excess death rates from cardiovascular diseases rose by about 13% in 2020. But in 2021, after widespread vaccination, cardiovascular deaths soared 30% in 2021 and about 44% in 2022.
These numbers are what Dowd calls a “black swan event.” The excess mortality from cardiovascular deaths in 2021 and 2022 are highly abnormal, with Z-scores (standard deviations) of 7.5 and 10.5, respectively.
A three-standard deviation has a 0.3% chance of happening. But five-standard deviations and above have less than a 0.00001% chance of happening.
However, such anomalies occurred in both 2021 and 2022. “This is a signal it needs investigation. Something is off the rails,” stated Dowd.
Cardiovascular Deaths: Male vs. Female
While men and women had similar increases in heart-related deaths in 2020 and 2021, 2022 saw a shocking disparity. Men faced a staggering 56% deviation above the expected trend, double the 28% observed in women.
Dowd's final slide vividly illustrated the profound long-term impact on the population.
Dowd cited a study by Buergin and colleagues, which found that 2.8% of people suffered “vaccine-associated myocardial injury” after receiving the Moderna bivalent booster shot.
Using the 2.8% heart injury rate, Dowd applied that figure to the UK’s 15 to 44 population and concluded that as many as 650,000 UK citizens could have long-term heart damage. But even if one assumes myocarditis is “mild” and has a 90% recovery rate, “That’s a 65,000-person market of individuals that could develop either disability or death down the line,” said Dowd.
Silence from Health Authorities
Health authorities told you that COVID measures and “no jab, no job” vaccine mandates were about “saving lives.” However, according to Dowd and his team’s data, cardiovascular deaths are worse than ever — and nobody in a position of authority is talking about it.
Whatever the cause is, whether it’s the long-term effects of COVID, climate change, or the so-called COVID-19 vaccinations, it demands an immediate investigation. Considering that such an investigation is not even on their radar, we have to ask, why is that?