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Study suggests age does not contribute to Covid-19 susceptibility
Hindustan Times | 13/10/2020 08:41 PM | Click to read full article
Scientists have estimated that the age of an individual does not indicate how likely they are to be infected by SARS-CoV-2. However, the development of symptoms, the progression of the disease, and mortality are age-dependent.
There have been a large number of deaths due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and it has been shown that elderly individuals disproportionately develop severe symptoms and show higher mortality.