Can children transmit the new coronavirus to other people?

Over the last few weeks, there have been conflicting news reports about the ability of children to transmit the new coronavirus. 

This is in part understandable, as the knowledge we have about the new coronavirus and the illness it causes (Covid-19) is still rapidly developing, and not all studies that are being done reach the same conclusions.

To get a clearer picture of what’s going on, it’s helpful to look at what credible reviews of the research are saying because these consider the existing evidence as a whole. This is particularly important because a lot of research is being published online that hasn’t been fully quality-assured (partly due to the urgent need for evidence during the crisis).

According to these reviews, the evidence to date does not provide a definitive answer to the question of whether children are more or less likely to get or pass on the virus. 

Read the full article on FullFact.org: Can children transmit the new coronavirus to other people?