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CDC Director: Young People Are Behind The Latest Rise In Coronavirus Cases

A top U.S. public official says young people are driving the latest uptick in COVID-19 cases.

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the CDC, said Monday, “cases are increasing nationally, and we are seeing this occur predominately in younger adults.”

She cited the increasing spread of variants, but also a rise in youth sports and extracurricular activities as contributing to the steady increase in cases over the last four weeks.

Are your kids back in sports or other activities?


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