New York Times: People Thought Covid-19 Was Relatively Harmless for Younger Adults. They Were Wrong.

New York Times: People Thought Covid-19 Was Relatively Harmless for Younger Adults. They Were Wrong.. “Young adults are dying at historic rates. In research published on Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, we found that among U.S. adults ages 25 to 44, from March through the end of July, there were almost 12,000 more deaths than were expected based on historical norms. In fact, July appears to have been the deadliest month among this age group in modern American history. Over the past 20 years, an average of 11,000 young American adults died each July. This year that number swelled to over 16,000.”

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