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China child restrictions leading to fall in population


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Chinese demographers warn the country is facing a precipitous population decline.

Could lead to economic catastrophe for the rising world power.

May be too few younger workers to care for older population.

China once feared overpopulation with a one-child policy.

Rule was relaxed to two children per family in 2016.

More countries are having to plan for increasingly aged populations

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Senior Scientist of Obstetrics & Gynecology at University of Wisconsin - Madison.