Low Life Expectancy

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World population is facing challenges of low life expectancies in developing countries, overpopulation of people, and a high infant mortality rate due to regulations and a low quality of health. Developing countries typically have lower life expectancies due to a lack of nutritious food, safe drinking water, and medical attention. An overpopulation of people is caused by a lower infant mortality rate or better medical facilities in a country and it may cause air pollution, depletion of valuable resources, and less job opportunities. Most countries would love the number over 1000 to be zero in the infant mortality rate but many factors prevent children to live.
Low life expectancies can influence the fall of a country. The lowest life expectancies are located in Africa where malnutrition is present and the water is not safe to drink. In these developing countries there is not proper medication or sterile areas to treat infections and other diseases. This causes people to die at a young age since there infection or disease only continues to worsen. As the life expectancy goes down the average working age goes down which leads to more responsibilities and less time for education for children. The domino effect comes into play because when you do not have education you are have a
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Advanced medical attention and how the law looks at babies are both factors to a countries infant mortality rate. For example in America we have very good medical facilities however every baby that comes out alive is supposed to be counted and we try to save everyone. This is contrary to Japan where if a baby does not live the first 24 hours of it 's life, it is not counted as a human or towards the infant mortality rate. Undeveloped or war torn areas such as parts of the middle east, may not have as advanced hospitals therefore a lower amount of babies are able to
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