Life expectancy of Malaysians declines
Malaysian women are expected to live longer than men, with a difference of 4.5 years in 2022.
US life expectancy fell further in 2021 due to Covid
Deaths from Covid-19 contributed to half of the overall decline in life expectancy last year, with drug overdoses and heart disease also major contributors, data shows.
Polluted air cuts global life expectancy by two years
Across South Asia, the average person would live five years longer if levels of fine particulate matter met World Health Organization standards, according to a report from the University of Chicago's Energy Policy Institute.
Pandemic cut life expectancy by most since WWII, study shows
There were greater drops in life expectancy for men than women in most countries, with the largest decline in American men
US life expectancy fell by a year as Covid-19 hit, data shows
Life expectancy at birth for the total US population is 77.8 years, declining by a year from 78.8 in 2019, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.