Pandemic Shortens U.S. Life Expectancy, Study Concludes (NPR)

NPR featured research by Theresa Andrasfay of the USC Leonard Davis School and colleagues on how coronavirus deaths have shortened American life expectancy, especially among Black and Latino populations. “This impact is about 10 times as large as the worrisome annual decreases several years ago,” they said. Additional coverage was found via U.S. News & World Report (via HealthDay), Patch and KFI 640 AM.