Since 2019 there has been a precipitous decline in life expectancy in the US and a very marginal decline among its peer countries. However, China has continued to experience a rise in life expectancy uninterrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, and has now overtaken the US for the first time.
The U.S., while verbally proclaiming support for “human rights”, is actively campaigning for a Covid policy that would kill 6.4 million Chinese people by the end of this year.
The government’s overall policy has been to boost profits at every turn, even at the cost of 160,000 lives and rising. It has no intention of shifting course, because its entire attack on workers and the oppressed has letting the virus rip as its centrepiece.