The renowned Spanish virologist Margarita del Val, who currently works at the CSIC, has analyzed the coronavirus pandemic in the program ‘LaSexta Noche’, hosted by journalist Iñaki López. Del Val warned of the situation about the transmission of the virus among young people.
“There are a few who become seriously ill and progress very quickly towards gravity. We still cannot identify what risk factor these young people have ”, he indicated in this regard, who added that“ another possible problem with young people is the sequelae ”.
“We know that people with mild or moderate disease have sequelae, but we do not know if these will reverse at some point, how long they will last, and we do not know the severity,” said Del Val, who warned that “The greatest risk is the one that the parents of the young, in the age range of 40 to 50 years, or their grandparents, in the range of 60 to 70 years ”.
It has underlined in its intervention in ‘LaSexta’, that “these populations are the ones that are the most delayed in receiving the second dose of the vaccine and, therefore, they are not yet protected against the greater consequences that the disease may have for them. infection”.