What’s Behind the Covid-19 Age Shift?

More cases of Covid-19 are reported among people in their 20s and 30s

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Cases of the coronavirus are on the rise but Covid-19 deaths have decreased steadily since mid-April. A possible reason for this, experts say, is that an increasing percentage of people with Covid-19 right now are younger.

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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that