"The fact is that young people with no clear underlying health conditions are getting seriously ill from COVID-19 in significant numbers. And young Americans—no matter how healthy and invincible they feel—need to understand that." - Kerry Meltzer, NYC doc
This is a very important piece by a doctor in New York describing what she's seen in recent days. "Too many young Americans have been slow to give up the false belief that they are safe from COVID-19."
Why was the information coming out of China so wrong on age distribution? Why were people led to believe young people would not be much affected? Was it an honest mistake? Has the virus mutated? How many young people were made to act with wrong information
On Friday night, began her shift in an NYC ER. Five of six potential COVID-19 patients she saw on that shift were in their 20s or early 30s. “Young people with no clear underlying health conditions are getting seriously ill,” she writes.
"Young people with no clear underlying health conditions are getting seriously ill from COVID-19 in significant numbers. And young Americans—no matter how healthy and invincible they feel—need to understand that," writes
Interesting piece on #coronavirus affecting younger populations from a New York resident physician's perspective
"The fact is that young people with no clear underlying health conditions are getting seriously ill from COVID-19 in significant numbers. And young Americans—no matter how healthy and invincible they feel—need to understand that."
I’m Treating Too Many Young People for the Coronavirus
I’m Treating Too Many Young People for the #coronavirus via
This is worrying And I think we need to worry about countries w high rates of smoking among "youth"