Updated estimates indicate that COVID-19 reduced overall 2020 US life expectancy by 1.31 years, from 78.74 years to 77.43 years. The reductions are 3.2 times as large for the Latino population (3.03 years) and twice as large for the Black population (1.90 years) compared with the White population (0.94 years).
Globally, there were excess deaths from more people falling back into extreme poverty.
SOURCES= USC, CDC, Jama Network
Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com
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