Saturday, July 24

Life Expectancy

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The US saw the largest single-year decline in life expectancy in 2020 since World War II, a CDC report found

US life expectancy fell by a year and a half in 2020, largely due to the pandemic, the CDC found. The average life expectancy is now around 77 years, down from nearly 79 years in 2019. Researchers say it may take a few years for life expectancy to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels. LoadingSomething is loading. Average life expectancy in the US...
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COVID-19 pandemic greatly contributed to a year and half decrease in life expectancy, new CDC report finds

Life expectancy in the US fell from 78.8 years in 2019 to 77.3 years in 2020, the CDC reported Almost 75% of the decline could be attributed to COVID-19 deaths. Hispanic Americans saw the most drastic decline in life expectancy compared to other ethnicities. LoadingSomething is loading. Life expectancy in the US fell by a year and a half in 2...