Much is still unknown about how the coronavirus affects children. Photo: EPA-EFE Much is still unknown about how the coronavirus affects children. Photo: EPA-EFE
Much is still unknown about how the coronavirus affects children. Photo: EPA-EFE

Children could carry coronavirus for longer than previously thought, US study says

  • Analysis of records from Washington hospital finds the median time to test negative is 25 days, while other research has suggested it’s 20 days for adults
  • But it’s not clear if they are still passing on the virus as they recover, since the positive result could be caused by gene fragments

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Much is still unknown about how the coronavirus affects children. Photo: EPA-EFE Much is still unknown about how the coronavirus affects children. Photo: EPA-EFE
Much is still unknown about how the coronavirus affects children. Photo: EPA-EFE
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