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In this Pandemic, Seniors Suddenly Are Desired as Test Subjects

The possibility of developing dangerous symptoms from COVID-19 increases with age, with those who are age 85 and older facing the highest risk. In the U.S., about 80% of deaths related to COVID-19 have been by people age 65 and older, according to Johns Hopkins University researchers. Risks are even higher for older people when they have underlying health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes or long-term lung disease, suggest Hopkins’ researchers.