Report: US Life Expectancy Declines

December 04, 2019 12:29 PM
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A new study is sounding the alarm on the decline in life expectancy in the United States. Based on the data analysis report, life expectancy had increased by almost 10 years over the course of nearly six decades — from close to 70 years old to just shy of 79 years — but it has dropped for 3 consecutive years since 2014. VOA Correspondent Mariama Diallo spoke to the co-author of the study and has this report.