Clearwater Beach, Florida on March 18, 2020. In the US, President Donald Trump urged the country’s young adults to heed social distancing guidelines and avoid ‘gathering on beaches’. Photo: APClearwater Beach, Florida on March 18, 2020. In the US, President Donald Trump urged the country’s young adults to heed social distancing guidelines and avoid ‘gathering on beaches’. Photo: AP
Clearwater Beach, Florida on March 18, 2020. In the US, President Donald Trump urged the country’s young adults to heed social distancing guidelines and avoid ‘gathering on beaches’. Photo: AP

Younger adults less immune to Covid-19 health risks than thought, US agency’s study suggests

  • A top American health official and US President Donald Trump urged the country’s young adults to heed social distancing guidelines
  • Data from Centres for Disease Control and Prevention showed that a fifth of 705 people aged 20-44 were hospitalised, with 2-4 per cent requiring intensive care

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Clearwater Beach, Florida on March 18, 2020. In the US, President Donald Trump urged the country’s young adults to heed social distancing guidelines and avoid ‘gathering on beaches’. Photo: APClearwater Beach, Florida on March 18, 2020. In the US, President Donald Trump urged the country’s young adults to heed social distancing guidelines and avoid ‘gathering on beaches’. Photo: AP
Clearwater Beach, Florida on March 18, 2020. In the US, President Donald Trump urged the country’s young adults to heed social distancing guidelines and avoid ‘gathering on beaches’. Photo: AP
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