Who is at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19?

Who is at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19?

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Those at higher risk of getting very sick are those with underlying heart, lung, and kidney disease; diabetes; immunosuppression; and the elderly (>70 years). Even being over the age of sixty puts you at a bit of increased risk, and that risk goes up significantly over the age of eighty.