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Jul 21

Larry Brilliant MD, MPH @larrybrilliant - Wed Jul 21
A disease does not get more serious than this. Driven by covid deaths, U.S. life expectancy dropped by 1.5 years in 2020 washingtonpost.com/health/2021/07…
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Dr. Oni Blackstock @oni_blackstock - Wed Jul 21
“Black Americans lost 2.9 years of life expectancy while Latinos, who have longer life expectancy than non-Hispanic Blacks or Whites, saw a drop of three years. There was a decrease of 1.2 years among White people.” washingtonpost.com/health/2021/07…
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Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo @KBibbinsDomingo - Wed Jul 21
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Eric Feigl-Ding @DrEricDing - Wed Jul 21
Horrible numbers. Life expectancy in the US dropped by ~1.5 years in 2020, the largest drop in a single year since World War II. Worse—Black Americans lost 2.9 years of life expectancy while Latinos saw a drop of 3 years. Among Whites, -1.2 years. #COVID19 washingtonpost.com/health/2021/07…
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Frank Graves @VoiceOfFranky - Thu Jul 22
Driven by covid deaths, U.S. life expectancy dropped by 1.5 years in 2020 washingtonpost.com/health/2021/07…
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