The CDC advises that some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19, particularly:
- Older people, with risk increasing by age
- People of all ages with serious chronic health conditions—like heart disease, lung disease and diabetes
Are children more susceptible to COVID-19?
What about people at risk for serious illness?
According to the CDC, at this point, there is no evidence that companion animals, including pets, can spread COVID-19 (see more: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/interim-guidance-managing-people-in-home-care-and-isolation-who-have-pets.html)