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The Boston Globe December 17, 2020

Boston doctors warn that young people are dying at ‘historic rates’ from COVID-19

by Dialynn Dwyer

“What we believed before about the relative harmlessness of COVID-19 among younger adults has simply not been borne out by emerging data.”

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