Dutch Study Reveals Role Children Play In Spreading COVID-19
According to Reuters, the study concluded that children under the age of 12 play little role in transmitting the disease.
Studies in other countries have previously found that children are less often infected by the virus and, once infected, less often become seriously ill.
Yes, children can become infected, but transmission takes place primarily between adults of similar age, and from adults to children. The Netherlands' National Institute for Health
However, a possible weakness in the study is that the 54 families studied may not have been representative of the wider Dutch population.