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Now that we have been battling COVID-19 for months, we know quite a few things. It’s not even a point of debate: young people are far less likely to die of the virus. We also know that young people are often asymptomatic and can spread the virus without even knowing it.
What many don't know is that this virus has the ability to cause serious long-term damage in virtually every organ system, and we are seeing it happen.
Experts are saying years from now, we might be writing articles detailing crippling conditions that were acquired in 2020 by people who thought they weren't at risk. So wear a mask, wash your hands and social distance.