Health

A photo of an empty nursery

The New York Times: The U.S. birthrate has dropped again. The pandemic may be accelerating the decline.

The birthrate declined for the sixth straight year in 2020, according to the federal government. Kenneth Johnson, a senior demographer at the Carsey School, has calculated that together with the rise in deaths — up by about 18 percent from 2019 — the drop in births is contributing to the aging of... Read More