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b_b  ·  1988 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Top Ten Causes of Death

No, it isn't whack-a-mole. Life expectancy has risen due to several major factors, both medical and not. The major two are antibiotics and sanitation. The plague is still a thing, you know, it's just that you can cure it with penicillin these days.