US life expectancy continues to fall in a “historic” drop

The life expectancy of people in the United States fell dramatically in 2020 and 2021. It was the deepest two-year dive in a century, obviously tied to COVID-19 but also driven by heart disease, liver disease, cirrhosis, accidental deaths, and drug overdoses. Here’s the US government report. From the New York Times: In 2021, the…
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