US Life Expectancy Fell Year and a Half in 2020

US Life Expectancy Fell Year and a Half in 2020

Life expectancy in the United States fell by a year and a half in 2020 to 77.3 years, the lowest level since 2003, primarily due to the deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a U.S. health agency said on Wednesday. It is the biggest one-year decline since World War...
Life Expectancy in US Plummets During Pandemic

Life Expectancy in US Plummets During Pandemic

An alarming new study found that life expectancy in America plummeted dramatically during the pandemic. The decline widened the life expectancy gap between the U.S. and other affluent countries, and the greatest decline occurred among Black Americans and Hispanics....