Life Expectancy Drops from 81 to 79 Years in California During Covid-19

July 14, 2022

The state of California enforced some of the most rigid COVID-19 restrictions, yet also experienced a significant drop in life expectancy during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a new study co-authored by CHW Co-Director Janet Currie and led by Northwestern University Professor Hannes Schwandt, a former CHW postdoctoral fellow.