People are suffering. Children are suffering. Young adults are suffering, and things seem destined to get much worse.
We have been destroying their future for decades. But now we are collapsing their social lives, limiting their freedom of movement, and even forcing them to breathe through masks, effectively muzzling them. Through the pandemic's fear and panic, we will not even allow them to go to school. Hugging each other—forget about it.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that young adults aged 25-44 years saw the most massive increase in "excess" deaths from previous years, a stunning 26.5% jump. The notable increase even surpassed the jump in excess deaths of older Americans, who are at much higher risk of COVID-19 fatality. Moreover, according to the CDC, 100,947 excess deaths were not linked to COVID-19 at all