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Who Can Get COVID-19?

Who Can Get COVID-19?

Who Can Get COVID-19?

It is important to note that ANYONE and EVERYONE can get COVID-19; however, there are certain populations that are more at risk or vulnerable to contracting the disease and/or experiencing severe symptoms.

People More Likely to Get Seriously Ill

The following individuals are more likely to become seriously ill from COVID-19:

  1. People 65+ years (although the risk increases as age increases even starting at 40 or 50)
  2. People with pre-existing medical conditions, including:

COVID-19: Who is Most at Risk

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