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Does the covid-19 disease progress differently in children, adults, and the elderly?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
In some ways: COVID-19 is more virulent, on the average in proportion to age, so the elderly are more at risk to be seriously ill or die from the infection, so they usually have a more intense and severe progression than younger adults, adolescents, and children

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