#SaludTues Tweetchat 7/14: How Coronavirus Can Affect Young Latinos

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While the elderly are highly susceptible to the coronavirus COVID-19, young adults aren’t off the hook, either.

Almost 40% of U.S. coronavirus patients who were sick enough to need hospitalization were between the ages of 20 to 54, according to recent CDC data and according to the recent CDC report the coronavirus pandemic has moved into younger populations across much of the US.

Many reports suggested that Black and Latino Americans ages 18 to 64 are dying more frequently of COVID-19 than their white and Asian counterparts.

Let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, to tweet about the latest research about coronavirus and its impact on young Latinos

We’ll open the floor to your comments, tips, and stories as we explore:

  • What does the science say about the impact of coronavirus on youngsters?
  • What are some best practices and programs that work to reduce reach of coronavirus pandemic to youngsters?
  • How can young people protect themselves from coronavirus infection?

Click here to learn about Salud America! #SaludTues tweetchats, see upcoming and past tweetchats, and see how you can get involved.

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