Life expectancy drops by almost 2 years
Overall life expectancy in the United States dropped by 1.8 years from 2019 to 2020, new data shows. The decline affected all 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to a new National Vital Statistics report, and ranged from as little as 0.2 years in some states to as many as 3 years in others.
Life expectancy in US dropped by nearly 2 years in 2020, CDC says
Life expectancy dropped in 2020 by nearly two years across the United States — mostly due to COVID-19 and drug overdoses, according to new data released by the Centers for