Rady's Infectious Disease Doctor On Why Coronavirus Doesn't Hit Children As Hard
Rady Children's Hospital confirmed this week it's treating its first pediatric coronavirus patient.
From the start of the coronavirus pandemic, public health officials have said people over 65 and adults with underlying health conditions run the greatest risk of death from COVID-19. But there are exceptions, including one 25-year-old San Diegan.
Dr. Mark Sawyer, an infectious disease specialist at Rady's, discusses on Friday's Midday Edition, why the virus isn't typically hitting the youngest patients as hard.