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Life expectancy in the US fell by a year in 1st half of 2020, reflecting effect of COVID19

Life expectancy in the US fell by a full year during the 1st half of 2020, reflecting the toll of the #coronavirus pandemic.

The last time life expectancy at birth dropped more dramatically was during World War II.



https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/life-expectancy-covid-us/2021/02/17/ae9b71fe-713c-11eb-93be-c10813e358a2_story.html?wpmk=1&wpisrc=al_news__alert-hse--alert-national&utm_source=alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wp_news_alert_revere&location=alert&pwapi_token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJjb29raWVuYW1lIjoid3BfY3J0aWQiLCJpc3MiOiJDYXJ0YSIsImNvb2tpZXZhbHVlIjoiNTk3NmEwZmM5YmJjMGY2ODI2YjhjMDUwIiwidGFnIjoid3BfbmV3c19hbGVydF9yZXZlcmUiLCJ1cmwiOiJodHRwczovL3d3dy53YXNoaW5ndG9ucG9zdC5jb20vaGVhbHRoL2xpZmUtZXhwZWN0YW5jeS1jb3ZpZC11cy8yMDIxLzAyLzE3L2FlOWI3MWZlLTcxM2MtMTFlYi05M2JlLWMxMDgxM2UzNThhMl9zdG9yeS5odG1sP3dwbWs9MSZ3cGlzcmM9YWxfbmV3c19fYWxlcnQtaHNlLS1hbGVydC1uYXRpb25hbCZ1dG1fc291cmNlPWFsZXJ0JnV0bV9tZWRpdW09ZW1haWwmdXRtX2NhbXBhaWduPXdwX25ld3NfYWxlcnRfcmV2ZXJlJmxvY2F0aW9uPWFsZXJ0In0.UwAt45IVAd_FgD_Y4Vg_JmBxrzyXcQJgg39yDfvoKqw

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