Younger Adults Make Up Big Portion of Coronavirus Hospitalizations in U.S.

The New York Times summarized new CDC data showing that nearly 40 percent of patients sick enough to be hospitalized were aged 20 to 54. But the risk of dying was significantly higher in older people.

American adults of all ages — not just those in their 70s, 80s and 90s — are being seriously sickened by the coronavirus, according to a report on nearly 2,500 of the first recorded cases in the United States.

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