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Older children spread coronavirus as much as adults: Study

WorldNews Sunday, 19 July 2020
Older children spread coronavirus as much as adults: StudyIn the heated debate over reopening schools, one burning question has been whether and how efficiently children can spread the virus to others. A large new study from South Korea offers an answer: Children younger than age 10 transmit to others much less often than adults do, but the risk is not zero. And those between the ages of 10-19 can spread the virus at least as well as adults do. The findings suggest that as schools reopen, communities will see clusters of infection take root that include children of all ages, several experts cautioned. “I fear that there has been this sense that kids just won’t get infected or don’t get infected in the same way as adults and that, therefore, they’re...
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A recent study from South Korea found that children between the ages of 10 and 19 can spread the coronavirus at least as easily as adults.

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