Death From COVID-19 Very Rare for Americans 21 and Under: Report

Death From COVID-19 Very Rare for Americans 21 and Under: Report

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Only a tiny fraction of children and young adults who have contracted COVID-19 have died from their infection, a new government report shows.Just 121 people younger than 21 have died from COVID-19 through the end of July, out of nearly 392,000 confirmed or probable cases, said researchers led by Dr. Danae Bixler from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The deaths of young Americans generally fall along the lines of risk that have applied to all people since the start of the pandemic.Kids are… #Death #COVID19 #Rare #Americans #Report