Researchers in Guangdong looked at the cases of 10 children infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
Researchers in Guangdong looked at the cases of 10 children infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE

More signs that coronavirus takes less of a toll on children

  • In two studies looking at a combined 16 cases, Chinese researchers say the disease tends to be mild in minors
  • But the virus continued to appear in faecal samples long after nose and throat swabs no longer show evidence of an infection, according to one paper

Researchers in Guangdong looked at the cases of 10 children infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
Researchers in Guangdong looked at the cases of 10 children infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
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