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Want to get ahead of COVID-19 variants? Vaccinate young people, experts say

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COVID-19 variants has Canada, and much of the rest of the world, scrambling to ramp up its vaccination rollout.If provincial governments wish to curb their spread quickly, experts say opening up doses to young people, who are more likely to be essential workers, is a crucial first step.“With the variants, we have this new issue that people who are younger are becoming sicker, and this coincides with our essential workers who might be in the same age group,” said Dr.

Omar Khan, a professor at the University of Toronto’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering.“They may become the new vulnerable population.” COVID-19 cases rising among young Canadians as deadlier variants begin to dominate Little is known yet about these variants, first.

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