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American Life Expectancy Drops a Full Year Due to COVID Pandemic, Largest Decline Since WWII

Between the nearly 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, along with a rise in drug overdoses, heart attacks and other diseases, life expectancy fell to its lowest level since 2006

Adults Aged 35 to 49 Were the Biggest Cause of COVID Spread, Study Finds

A review of data from more than 10 million people in the U.S. estimates that people in the age group led to 41% of new cases last year, and 20- to 34-year-olds contributed 35%

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U.S. Doctors Encourage Pregnant Women to Get the COVID Vaccine After Conflicting Advice from WHO

Top medical groups said that pregnant women should get vaccinated against COVID-19, especially because they are at a higher risk for severe illness

Flu Infections Are ‘Unusually Low’ This Year amid the COVID Pandemic

Experts say flu infections are likely low this season due to adults and kids staying home and wearing masks, as well as increased flu vaccination rates

‘Some Evidence’ That New U.K. COVID Strain May Be More Deadly but Data Is 'Not Yet Strong'

The COVID-19 vaccines are still effective against the strain, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the country’s scientific advisor emphasized