New Insights on Kids and Covid-19

As writer Robert Roy Britt reports, emerging data is painting a more complicated picture of the role children play in the spread of the novel coronavirus. He writes:

Preliminary analyses in the early months of the pandemic suggested children were not significant carriers of the coronavirus. But time and further research have revealed that’s just not true.

Children five and younger can pack high levels of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, in their noses and throats — even more than adults, even if they’re only mildly ill, according…