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Study shows coronavirus will lower US life expectancy by more than a year | TheHill – The Hill

The coronavirus pandemic has lowered the U.S. average life expect…

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The coronavirus pandemic has lowered the U.S. average life expectancy by more than a year in 2020, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 
The study projects that life expectancy decreased by 1.13 years in 2020 after the coronavirus took the lives of more than 300,000 Americans.
Black and Latino populations’ life expectancies decreased significantly compared to white populations, according to the study. White life expectancy was projected to drop…

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