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Quantifying health inequalities in England

In Figure 3, we show the contribution of each condition to health disparities by age group. Absolute levels of inequality are very small for younger people, but this analysis shows that there is a clear transition of inequality across the life cycle. Children in more deprived areas are much more likely to be living with…

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People live longer and healthier lives but COVID-19 threatens to throw progress off track

All over the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing significant loss of life, disrupting livelihoods, and threatening the recent advances in health and progress towards global development goals highlighted in the 2020 World Health Statistics published by the World Health Organization (WHO) today . “The good news is that people around the world are living…