Acta Scientific Microbiology

Editorial Volume 7 Issue 7

Reversed Trend of Life Expectancy Gain and Cognitive Impairment During COVID-19 Pandemic and Post-Infection

Attapon Cheepsattayakorn1,2,3,4*, Ruangrong Cheepsattayakorn5 and Porntep Siriwanarangsun2

1Faculty of Medicine, Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University, Bangkok, Thailand
2Faculty of Medicine, Western University, Pathumtani Province, Thailand
310th Zonal Tuberculosis and Chest Disease Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand
4Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
5Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

*Corresponding Author: Attapon Cheepsattayakorn, 10th Zonal Tuberculosis and Chest Disease Center, Thailand.

Received: May 29, 2024; Published: June 03, 2024


The World Health Statistics, the latest edition, released by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that, at birth, the reversed trend of steady gain in life expectancy, including healthy life expectancy at birth (HALE) [1]. Between 2019 and 221, the life expectancy at birth of both men and women decreased approximately 1.7 years [1], whereas more concentrated was identified in women in 2021 [1] that reduced by 0.5 and 1.1 years to 64.1 years and 63.0 years in 2020 and 2021, respectively [1]. Between 2019 and 2021, South East Asia and the Region of the Americas were most affected WHO regions, with about 3 years of life expectancy and 2.5 years of HALE, respectively [1], whereas the Western Pacific Region was the smallest impact.


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Citation: Attapon Cheepsattayakorn., et al. “Reversed Trend of Life Expectancy Gain and Cognitive Impairment During COVID-19 Pandemic and Post-Infection".Acta Scientific Microbiology 7.7 (2024): 01.


Copyright: © 2024 Attapon Cheepsattayakorn., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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