COVID-19 hospitalizations tumble among U.S. seniors

Empty bed in a hospital ward

COVID-19 hospitalizations among older Americans have plunged 80% since the start of the year. The drop-off in severe cases among people age 65 and older is so dramatic that the hospitalization rate among this highly vaccinated group is now down to around the level of the next-youngest category, Americans ages 50 to 64. That slide is especially encouraging because senior citizens have accounted for about 8 inĀ 10 deaths from COVID-19 since the virus hit the U.S.

See Article in Modern Healthcare

 

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