CDC Releases Shocking Statistic About US Life Expectancy

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the life expectancy for the average citizen in the United States has fallen to a 25-year low.

Life expectancy for individuals born in 2021 is 76.4 years, compared to 78.8 years for those born in 2019, a decrease of 2.4 years.

This decrease in life expectancy follows a long-term trend of increasing expected lifespan among Americans.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) attributes the decline in life expectancy to two factors: substance abuse and the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic, with its widespread lockdowns, exacerbated the ongoing drug addiction crisis by isolating many vulnerable individuals and separating them from support networks that could assist them in avoiding substance abuse.

Cancer and heart disease continue to be the leading causes of death in the United States.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has cautioned Americans that multiple respiratory illnesses may continue to be prevalent for an extended period.

During a telebriefing at the beginning of the month, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky stated that levels of flu-like illness were higher than usual for this time of year, but also noted that there were signs that respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) had reached its peak in some regions.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), RSV typically causes mild symptoms similar to a cold, and older adults, infants, and young children are at a higher risk of infection. A fever is also a symptom of RSV.

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