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2020 might be the deadliest year for America


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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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Anthony S. Fauci

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Advisor to the President of United States

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

National public health institute of the United States.

Robert Anderson

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