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Sun May 31, 2020, 11:39 AM

Seattle epidemiologist finds spike of coronavirus cases in those under age 40

SEATTLE — As Governor Inslee relaxes some of his benchmarks for reopening the state, an epidemiologist with the University of Washington says she’s concerned about coronavirus infections rising among people under 40 years of age.

“I think that we need to make it clear that it's an equal opportunity disease,” said Dr. Judith Malmgren, who teaches at the University of Washington.

She posted a pre-release of her report last week. She studied the infection rates for those 60-years-old or older compared to those under 40 after the virus “peaked” in March.

“The number of cases in children continuously increased, and that's number and proportion. And then in 20 to 39-year-olds, it didn't decline as much as the other group,” she said.

Read more: https://www.king5.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/seattle-epidemiologist-concerned-about-spike-of-coronavirus-in-those-under-40/281-1845991d-a1f0-4530-932a-cb29ae06be7f

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Sun May 31, 2020, 11:41 AM

1. no doubt - that cohort are the worst offenders re. non mask wearing

they're such rebels.

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