Spreaders

High Viral Load Makes Kids COVID ‘Silent Spreaders’

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The largest study of its kind finds that children can carry exceedingly high amounts of the new coronavirus, even in the absence of symptoms. Researchers say that…

New Study Shows Kids Are COVID Spreaders, Too

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Children with COVID-19 carry as much or more coronavirus in their nose as adults, suggesting that they could pose a serious infection risk if schools and day care centers reopen, a new study…

COVID ‘Super Spreaders’ Fill Room With Virus

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Face masks can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among folks trapped in a room with an infected “super spreader,” a new Swiss study claims. Most infected people…