Oxford University scientists analyzed data on life expectancy in 29 countries
The fact that the results of the study showed a large impact of COVID-19 shows how devastating it was for many countries.
Ridhi Kashyapa, professor at the University of Oxford
Researchers also found that mostIn the countries studied, life expectancy fell more for men than for women. This is most noticeable among men living in the United States, their life expectancy has decreased by 2.2 years compared to 2019.
Decreases in life expectancy of more than a year were recorded in 11 countries for men and eight for women.
According to the authors, this situation happened because the number of deaths among people over 60 increased, and the overall death rate due to the pandemic also affected.
Since the start of the pandemic in the spring of 2020, more than 4.7 million people have died from coronavirus worldwide, according to the World Health Organization.
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