BREAKING: Children have at least as much virus in their nose and throat as adults do—and kids younger than 5 may have up to 100 times as much. This doesn’t *prove* that they transmit the virus, of course, but it’s suggestive.
Children younger than age 5 may host up to 100 times as much coronavirus as adults in their upper respiratory tract.
Children younger than age 5 may host up to 100 times as much coronavirus as adults in their upper respiratory tract.
A new report: viral load in children vs adults + coverage by “It definitely shows that kids do have levels of virus similar to and maybe even higher than adults"— (not = transmissibility)
Children younger than age 5 may host up to 100 times as much coronavirus as adults in their upper respiratory tract.
Kids and COVID-19? As this latest research suggests, it's (still) complicated.... (Also, that picture! I can't imagine trying to give our toddler a nasal swab test.) #COVID19 #Covid_19 #coronavirus
PS: I also want to give a shout-out to who has done an amazing job covering these issues for eg and
“I’ve heard lots of people saying, ‘Well, kids aren’t susceptible, kids don’t get infected.’ And this clearly shows that’s not true."
Infected children have at least as much of the coronavirus in their noses and throats as infected adults, per research. Indeed, children younger than age 5 may host up to 100 times as much of the virus in the upper respiratory tract as adults.
Children younger than age 5 may host up to 100 times as much coronavirus as adults in their upper respiratory tract.
Finally, just want to thank and for their time and expertise: here's the story again
Infected children have just as much coronavirus in their noses and throats as infected adults, according to a new study.
Children younger than age 5 may host up to 100 times as much coronavirus as adults in their upper respiratory tract.
Children May Carry #Coronavirus at High Levels, Study Finds. The research does not prove that infected children are contagious, but it should influence the debate about reopening schools, some experts say, by via #Covid19
See you all in H2 2021! It was fun to think schools and life could reopen while it lasted. Children May Carry Coronavirus at High Levels, Study Finds
Children May Carry #coronavirus at High Levels, Study Finds via
I guess 100X is a bit high no? … Children May Carry Coronavirus at High Levels, Study Finds
#SARSCoV2 tends to eradicate “calm porn” narratives on a rolling basis