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Young adults at risk for severe coronavirus cases, reports show

Data from US and WHO underscore deeper threat to health care systems

Tokyo's Shibuya Ward is an enclave for youth: The coronavirus appears to produce severe illness in more young adults than expected at the beginning of the global outbreak. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)

TOKYO -- Younger adults show severe symptoms related to the novel coronavirus at a higher rate than anticipated, suggesting dire implications as the world struggles to save lives and curb the spread of the illness.

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