SARS-CoV-2 Transmission To, From, and Among Children: What’s New?
April 30, 2021
The dynamics of infection of children has been of great interest, particularly as it pertains to the issue of whether or not to open schools and to vaccinate children. The discussions have at times been contentious. There are multiple aspects to the issue. How likely are children to get severe COVID-19, transmit virus to other children and to the community? How likely are they to be infected by adults? And finally, what can we learn from the generally milder outcomes of infection in children?