China was celebrating this week after new figures from WHO put its “healthy life expectancy” ahead of the US. Chinese people can now expect 68.7 years of healthy life, compared to 68.5 for Americans. The US figure peaked in 2010, while China’s keeps on rising, and this year pulled ahead.

The Communist-controlled People's Daily did a victory lap on Thursday, because World Health Organisation data showed that Chinese people now have an average of 68.7 healthy years of live, while in the US it is 68.5

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