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.”
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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.
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