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2020 might be the deadliest year for America

22-Dec-2020

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US to record its deadliest year in history - life expectancy for 2020 could drop by 3 years.

Preliminary numbers suggest the country will see more than 3.2 million deaths this year.

2020 numbers are expected jump by 15% - largest single-year percentage leap since 1918 flu pandemic.

Pandemic will cause deaths to outpace births in >50% of US counties – first time in US history.

In 2019, life expectancy hit 78.8 years, up 0.1 from 2018.

"Life expectancy could drop as much as three full years" - Robert Anderson, CDC.

Vaccines are coming on stream, with public figures like Dr. Anthony Fauci having shots.

Even then models predict a death toll of 500,000 spring with more than 5,000 deaths/day.

Life expectancy to drop by 3 years - greatest cut off since World War II

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Chief of Mortality Statistics Branch at National Center for Health Statistics.