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Who Is at High Risk for Severe Coronavirus Disease?

Who Is at High Risk for Severe Coronavirus Disease?

Some people are at a higher risk for serious infection if they catch the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. They include people age 65 and older, women who are pregnant and people with certain illnesses. COVID-19 vaccines (and boosters or additional doses when appropriate) are especially recommended for people in these groups.

Why are these people more vulnerable to more serious COVID-19? ...

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