Covid and Older People the risks: breaking down the statistics

During the crisis, the issue of over 70s being riskier and needing lockdown was hotly debated and the government backed down under pressure. But what are the statistics behind the risks of catching COVID as you get older? We’ve reviewed the evidence which confirms that although age does affect your risk of becoming ill from coronavirus it’s too crude to say that at 70 you automatically become riskier and that younger age groups are just…

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