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U.S. births fall, and virus could drive them down more

 

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic won't become clear in maternity wards until late this year or early next

NEW YORK - U.S. births continued to fall last year, leading to the fewest number of newborns in 35 years.

The decline is the latest sign of a prolonged national "baby bust" that's been going on for more than a decade. And some experts believe the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the economy will suppress the numbers further.

https://www.startribune.com/us-births-fall-and-virus-could-drive-them-down-more/570616972/



 

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