Kids May Play Bigger Role In Spreading Coronavirus
According to research conducted at Mass. General, children may play a larger role in spreading coronavirus.
From a story reported on by WHDH/News 7 Boston, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital discovered that children could play a larger role in spreading the coronavirus than previously thought.
The study “Pediatric SARS-CoV-2: Clinical Presentation, Infectivity, and Immune Responses” published in “The Journal of Pediatrics” on Wednesday found that children can carry a high viral load in their airways and show no symptoms.
Virus levels that would land adults in the intensive care unit would leave a child seemingly healthy, researchers said.
Researchers also added that children are more contagious than adults.
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