Archives of Agriculture Research and Technology
[ ISSN : 2832-8639 ]

U.S. Farmers Exposure to COVID-19: Ways of Prevention

Mini Review
Volume 1 - Issue 3

Arrington W*

Published : July 07, 2020


The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak is a global pandemic situation that could last in communities for a long time. One-third of the U.S. 3.4 million farmers are over the age of 65. The highest risk for developing more serious complications from the COVID-19 illness are older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes. U.S. health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend specific precautions for every generation, especially older adults people practice preventative hygiene measures to protect their health.