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Monday, October 18, 2021

Covid-19 has cut more than two years from life expectancy in 16 U.S. states in the past year, with the worst damage concentrated in the Sun Belt and the Great Plains.

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...In Texas, Covid-19 caused an implied reduction in life expectancy at birth of 2.6 years to 76.4 in the twelve months ending in September, according to an analysis of death statistics from University of California at Los Angeles sociology professor Patrick Heuveline, an update of data originally published in the BMJ Open journal.

In Arizona, the reduction was 2.6 years to 77.2 and in South Dakota, 2.5 years to 76.8. That's a dramatic shift from the first year of the pandemic, when Northeast states topped the list....

Nationwide, Covid cut life expectancy by 1.5 years to 78.7 in the twelve months ended Sept. 30, according to Heuveline's data....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-18 11:38 AM | Reply

I thought Invermectin was a miracle drug??

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-18 01:15 PM | Reply

Easily predictable.

Also predictable: in a five years, headlines of "Huge recent gains in average longevity".

#3 | Posted by Danforth at 2021-10-18 01:30 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Covid-19 has cut more than two years from life expectancy in 16 U.S. states in the past year, with the worst damage concentrated in the Sun Belt and the Great Plains.

POSTED BY LAMPLIGHTER

A result not arrived at easily. The Trumpites have been working day and night to achieve this.

#4 | Posted by Zed at 2021-10-18 01:54 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Trumpites are persons who, in the time of the Black Death, would have insisted upon their freedom to breed rats.

#5 | Posted by Zed at 2021-10-18 02:01 PM | Reply

They're the same people that tried to protect the iron lung lobby.

#6 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-18 04:35 PM | Reply

So we are saying that Covid deaths and life expectancy are still looking like a red state voting map.

I'm shocked! Shocked I tells ya!

#7 | Posted by Corky at 2021-10-18 04:35 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

The GQP is a death cult.

#8 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2021-10-18 05:21 PM | Reply

What I got from the graphic is that Black is good and Yellow is bad.

#9 | Posted by sentinel at 2021-10-18 10:48 PM | Reply

Womp womp.

#10 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-10-18 11:26 PM | Reply

This is what happens when Hydroxy-C is ripped from the market by liberals, antifa, and other anti-American types. When our glorious orange leader is reinstated to his golden throne, this fake pandemic will suddenly just disappear...
-The MAGA-hat horde

#11 | Posted by catdog at 2021-10-19 09:26 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#9 | Posted by sentinel

Par

#12 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-10-19 09:39 AM | Reply

So who should be King of the Covid Death Cult? I nominate Death Santis.

#13 | Posted by danni at 2021-10-20 08:43 AM | Reply

"What I got from the graphic is that Black is good and Yellow is bad."

What I get from your post is that you are simply a racist.

#14 | Posted by danni at 2021-10-20 08:44 AM | Reply

What I got from the graphic is that Black is good and Yellow is bad.

#9 | POSTED BY SENTINEL

You only "understand" things with pictures, don't you?

#15 | Posted by jpw at 2021-10-20 10:23 AM | Reply

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