Medical XPress: In Brazil, COVID increasingly hitting the young

Medical XPress: In Brazil, COVID increasingly hitting the young. “Leading the morning medical meeting at an intensive care unit in Sao Paulo, Jaques Sztajnbok reviews his COVID-19 patients. Two, aged 56 and 53, are on ventilators. A third is breathing on his own, but writhing in agony. He is 26 years old. There are fewer wrinkles and less gray hair among patients in Brazil’s intensive care units as the country reels from a surge in COVID-19 that is increasingly hitting people under 60.”

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