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Battered by the pandemic, communities of color experience sharp drop in life expectancies


The pandemic’s toll was highlighted in stark terms again Thursday as the expected life spans fell in the U.S. by a year on average in the first half of 2020. It is the largest drop since World War II, and gaps along racial lines are profound. Dr. Reed Tuckson, Washington, D.C.’s former public health commissioner and a leader in the Black coalition against Covid-19, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

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