If you’ve been following the news about the Covid-19 pandemic, you’ve heard about a change in demographics where serious illnesses are concerned.
Many people who were at highest risk are now vaccinated, and less likely to be hospitalized. The burden has shifted to younger people who were, at one time, thought to be at lower risk of actually becoming ill (although they were warned that the rules still applied to them because they could be unknowing carriers).
Everyone must continue — or start — using good judgment, regardless of whether they believe they are at risk. We can listen to qualified public health commentators, and look at the CDC’s website often because the advice is likely to change.
For now, please read this article which was posted on NPR‘s site this morning: