KSAT 12: Younger children don’t appear to transmit COVID-19 as easily, experts say

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics & Hospital Medicine, addresses back-to-school concerns for children. She is part of a coalition that is working on creating a plan to reopen schools safely.

Whereas children under the age of 10 don’t seem transmit COVID-19 as easily as adults— perhaps because their cough isn’t as strong and  they’re not as tall — middle school students appear to transmit it as much as adults.

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