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Kids can carry coronavirus in respiratory tract for weeks, study suggests – 7NEWS.com.au

A new study on kids and coronavirus could explain how the virus is spreading silently through communities.

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Children can carry coronavirus in their noses and throats for weeks even if they dont show any symptoms, which might explain how the virus can spread silently, researchers in South Korea reported Friday.
In this case series study, inapparent infections in children may have been associated with silent COVID-19 transmission in the community, the researchers wrote in a new study.
Interestingly, this study aligns with adult data in which up to 40 per cent of adults may remain asymptomatic in the f…

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