ANU study reveals jump in Australian life expectancy during COVID pandemic

Hannah Neale
By Hannah Neale
January 16 2022 - 1:00pm
A study has revealed an increase in life expectancy as a result of lockdowns in 2020. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

COVID lockdowns, a reduction in other diseases and decreased road fatalities have led to an increase in life expectancy for Australians, new research has found.

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Hannah Neale

Hannah Neale

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Hannah is a general reporter with The Canberra Times. She is currently covering the early breaking news shift and is ready to chase your morning headlines. Hannah started as a journalist with The Southern Highland News and The Goulburn Post before moving to the ACT. Twitter: @neale_hannah

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