Black patients with dementia were more likely to be infected with COVID than white patients with dementia after adjusting for age, sex, and COVID risk factors and with similar racial disparity for Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia. Age Increases Risk for Severe Illness. The risk for severe illness with COVID increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. For example, people in their 50s are at higher risk for severe illness than people in their 40s. Similarly, people in their 60s or 70s are, in general, at higher risk for severe illness than people in their 50s.
Adults More Likely to Say They’d Get a COVID Shot if They Know Someone Who’s Been Vaccinated Nearly half of adults know someone who’s . Older adults have been a focus during the COVID pandemic, but new research reports that a younger demographic is becoming more likely to contract the novel coronavirus.
(HealthDay)—More than three-quarters of U.S. adults report being "very likely" or "somewhat likely" to get the COVID vaccine, according to a study published online Jan. 3 . A new study has found that adults who are gay, lesbian or bisexual are at greater risk than their heterosexual counterparts of contracting a more severe case of COVID The study confirms what some LGBT advocates already knew. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that gay, lesbian and bisexual people have higher rates of comorbidities, like diabetes or.