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?