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Young children carry higher levels of coronavirus: study – Yahoo News Australia

Children under the age of five have between 10 to 100 times greater levels of genetic material of the coronavirus in their noses compared to older children and adults, a study in JAMA Pediatrics said Thursday.

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Children under the age of five have between 10 to 100 times greater levels of genetic material of the coronavirus in their noses compared to older children and adults, a study in JAMA Pediatrics said Thursday.
Its authors wrote this meant that young children might be important drivers of COVID-19 transmission within communities — a suggestion at odds with the current prevailing narrative.
The paper comes as the administration of US President Donald Trump is pushing hard for schools and daycar…

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