Coronapod: Will COVID become a disease of the young?
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For much of the pandemic, the greatest burden of disease has been felt by older generations. But now, for the first time, vaccine roll outs are starting to skew the average age of those infections towards the young. This has led many researchers to ask what this might mean for the future of the pandemic. In this episode of Coronapod we discuss what we know and what we don't know about this change in the demographic profile of COVID infections. We ask how this might impact global vaccination efforts, disease transmission and the health and wellbeing of young people. News: Will COVID become a disease of the young? News: How kids’ immune systems can evade COVID Podcast: Coronapod: counting the cost of long COVID Podcast: Coronapod: Kids and COVID vaccines Subscribe to Nature Briefing, an unmissable daily round-up of science news, opinion and analysis free in your inbox every weekday.   See for privacy and opt-out information.
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