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Natalie Dean: What Does the Decline in Median Age of Those Testing Positive for Covid-19 Mean?

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Besides the fact that young people can face unknown long-term outcomes of infection, they can also inadvertently spread the virus to their communities. So the median age could start to creep back up if it moves from bars out to coworkers, family members, etc. 8/10

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Besides the fact that young people can face unknown long-term outcomes of infection, they can also inadvertently spread the virus to their communities. So the median age could start to creep back up if it moves from bars out to coworkers, family members, etc. 8/10

Miles Kimball
Miles Kimball is Professor of Economics and Survey Research at the University of Michigan. Politically, Miles is an independent who grew up in an apolitical family. He holds many strong opinions—open to revision in response to cogent arguments—that do not line up neatly with either the Republican or Democratic Party.

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