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Report: U.S. life expectancy on decline


Last updated 2/18/2021 at 11:09am

U.S. life expectancy plunged by a full year in the first half of 2020, the biggest drop since World War II, as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the country.

Life expectancy at birth dropped to 77.8 years from 78.8 in 2019, according to provisional d...

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