If you're not taking the Covid-19 pandemic seriously because you are young, think again.

About 38 percent of all of those hospitalized due to coronavirus are between the ages of 20 and 54, according to new statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

It is true that people who are elderly and have pre-existing conditions are more likely to die of the virus, but people of all ages have been getting very sick.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently said the following concerning folks who aren't taking social distancing and self isolation seriously.

You may think you are a superhero. You’re really not,” Cuomo said, as he urged New Yorkers to stay home to help slow the spread of the virus. -pbs.org

Since we have no vaccine for Covid-19 and/or approved anti-virals that work to combat the virus, social distancing and quarantine is the only weapon we have.