LiveScience: US life expectancy drops dramatically due to COVID-19


Description: U.S. life expectancy just dropped by more than a year — the largest decline in decades — as a result of the sheer number of deaths from COVID-19, according to estimates from a new study. This is calculating “life expectancy” from calendar year mortality.

Author: Rachael Rettner

Publication date: 16 January 2021

Publication site: LiveScience