High risk doesn’t have to come at high cost to others

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I’m high risk. No, that’s not a comment on my financial portfolio or some strange propensity to do something ridiculous like jump out of a perfectly good airplane. I’m high risk for the coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. I’m a 54-old-woman with a compromised immune system and asthma. Because of those issues, according to my doctor and guidance released by the Riverside County Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, I need to stay home. Older adults and people with heart disease, lung disease or diabetes are at a higher risk for contracting COVID-19, and that is a fact. According to CDC statistics, eight out of 10 people diagnosed with the virus are age 65 or older. People with asthma may be at higher risk of getting very si
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