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Interpreting Pandemic-Related Decreases in Life Expectancy (PDF)
American Academy of ActuariesLink to more items from this source
Dec. 23, 2021

"The [CDC] has published provisional ... estimates ... that the average life expectancy of Americans decreased by a year and a half during 2020, primarily due to the impact of COVID-19. This development ... creates an impression that the average American will live a year and a half less than they otherwise would have due to COVID-19. But what is 'life expectancy' -- and does the CDC's statement really mean what many people think it means?"

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