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COVID-19 ‘doesn’t discriminate by age’: Serious cases on the rise in younger adults

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Author Bakersfield.com | Publish Date May 5, 2021

After spending much of the past year tending to elderly patients, doctors are seeing a clear demographic shift: young and middle-aged adults make up a growing share of the patients in COVID-19 hospital wards. It’s both a sign of the country’s success in protecting the elderly through vaccination and an urgent reminder that younger generations will pay a heavy price if the outbreak is allowed to simmer in communities across the country.