COVID ‘Doesn’t Discriminate by Age’: Serious Cases on the Rise in Younger Adults

May 5, 2021

(Medscape) – 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