Coronavirus: scientists caution against reopening schools

The Guardian reports …

Scientists have cautioned against the reopening of schools after new findings suggest children could be as infectious as adults.

The study, which was carried out by the team of leading German virologist Christian Drosten, found that even though children tend to have far milder symptoms, those infected appear to have the same levels of circulating virus in their body as adults. This suggests schools and nurseries could act as hubs of Covid-19 transmission if current restrictions were lifted.

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