PBS NewsHour

Young people are still going out -- and contracting COVID-19

Clip: 08/12/2020 | 7m 7s Video has closed captioning.

Young people are making up a large proportion of the new coronavirus infections being seen across the U.S. In some states, such as Arizona and Florida, people under 45 account for more than half of all cases. Doctors are warning that young people need to take more precautions -- not only to keep from spreading the virus to older Americans, but for their own health as well. Stephanie Sy reports.

Aired: 08/12/20

Rating: NR

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