SOA Report: COVID 19 Short-Term Impact on Mortality
The Society of Actuaries Research Institute has issued a very interesting report.
The Society of Actuaries Research Institute has issued a report titled, "COVID-19 and the Short-Term Impact on Future U.S. Mortality." A panel of experts of varying backgrounds participated in a survey examining how COVID-19 might affect future U.S. general population mortality. Observations include the following:
- Excess mortality is expected to occur for all years studied with amounts varying by year and age.
- Actuaries and nonactuaries have differing views on excess mortality.
- COVID-19 is driving excess mortality for older ages.
- Long COVID is expected to affect mortality for years into the future.