Life expectancy in the US continued to fall in 2021

Life expectancy in the US will continue to fall in 2021. The CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics reports were released early Dec. 22. New federal data shows life expectancy in the United States has fallen to its lowest level in 26 years. ABC reports that the two new CDC reports showed the death rate increased by 5.3%. This is the second year in a row that life expectancy has fallen in 2021. Life expectancy reached 76.4 years, compared to 77 years in 2020. According to the reports’ authors, the decline in life expectancy was mainly due to deaths from COVID-19 and drug overdoses. According to the reports’ authors, the decline in life expectancy was mainly due to deaths from COVID-19 and drug overdoses. The data shows that life expectancy for men and women has decreased by about the same amount. Similarly, death rates increased for nearly all racial and ethnic groups, with decreases seen only among Hispanic and black men. . The top ten causes of death remained largely unchanged between 2020 and 2021. . According to the data, heart disease and cancer remained the leading causes of death, followed by COVID-19. . According to the data, heart disease and cancer remained the leading causes of death, followed by COVID-19. . An April 2022 CDC report said there were approximately 460,000 deaths from COVID-19 in 2021

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