Hospitalized Youths Show ‘Rejuvenation’ of Covid-19 in Brazil

Brazilian states have a higher percentage of cases among people under 60 years of age than Spain and Italy, although the number of deaths is higher among the elderly.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Although they are not included in the high-risk group, nor do they head the statistics on the number of coronavirus deaths, people under the age of 60 are the most infected with the disease in Brazil, which has increased the number of hospitalizations among the younger population and helped to overburden the health system.

The Ministry of Health does not detail cases by age in the daily assessments of Covid-19, but according to surveys by local health secretariats, Brazilian states in emergency situations record a higher percentage of patients infected and hospitalized under the . . .

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