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Life expectancy more than doubled over the past century

Thanks to better hygiene and nutrition, antibiotics, vaccines, and new technologies, people today are living longer and have overall better health than they did in the past. Additionally, the world’s population has more than quadrupled since 1900.

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To read the report, see “Prioritizing health: A prescription for prosperity,” July 8, 2020.