Researchers show children are silent spreaders of virus that causes COVID-19

Researchers have found the viral load in infected children to be very high, especially in the first 2 days of infection. We know that transmissibility or risk of contagion is greater with a high viral load.

Publisher: EurekAlert! | Author: Mass General News

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children, infection data, transmission, and viral load
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-08-20 (Modified: 2021-09-22)

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https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/mgh-rsc081720.php

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