As schools around the world consider reopening after weeks of shutdown, studies weigh the risk of children spreading Covid-19 among their peers in class. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus in children: risk factors, contagiousness, viral load – what we know so far as schools consider reopening

  • Do children have lower risk of Covid-19? Are they as contagious as adults? Do kids carry the same amount of virus? We look at the evidence so far
  • Research indicates that children may not spread the coronavirus as much as adults, an infectious disease modeller says
Topic |   Wellness
As schools around the world consider reopening after weeks of shutdown, studies weigh the risk of children spreading Covid-19 among their peers in class. Photo: AFP
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