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Coronavirus: Children might play a bigger role in Covid-19 transmission than first thought – Stuff.co.nz

WHO says kids over 12 should wear masks, which is at odds with what we assumed about kids and Covid-19 at the start of the pandemic.

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Over the weekend, the World Health Organisation made an announcement you might have missed.
It recommended children aged 12 years and older should wear masks, and that masks should be considered for those aged 6-11 years. The German Society for Virology went further, recommending masks be worn by all children attending school.
This seems at odds with what we assumed about kids and Covid-19 at the start of the pandemic. Indeed, one positive in this pandemic so far has been that children who c…

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