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Covid could shorten US life expectancy by up to three years, experts say

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The US could see a decline of two to three years in life expectancy in 2020 due to the coronavirus, the steepest drop since the second world war with Covid-19 poised to become the third-leading cause of death in America, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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