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Sun Sep 13, 2020, 12:05 PM

Kids at 2 Utah day cares easily spread COVID-19 to families

It's not clear how COVID-19 outbreaks at three Salt Lake City child day care centers began, but a new report finds that 12 infected youngsters enrolled at two of the facilities easily passed the coronavirus to at least 12 family members.

In one case, an infected child with no symptoms of COVID-19 transmitted the illness to their mother, who became so sick she needed to be hospitalized.

The tale of these day care-linked clusters illustrate how efficient children are as vectors for COVID-19 infection -- and what steps can be taken to minimize the risk, experts say.

"While COVID-19 is typically less severe in children compared to adults, children can still play a role in transmission," noted emergency physician Dr. Robert Glatter, who wasn't involved in the new report.

Read more: https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2020/09/11/Kids-at-2-Utah-day-cares-easily-spread-COVID-19-to-families/7471599860960/

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun Sep 13, 2020, 12:19 PM

1. I caught it from a two year old.

I took two sneezes to the face point blank on January 20.

January 26, I started running a fever.

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Sun Sep 13, 2020, 12:36 PM

2. I've never understood the theory that kids can't

spread the disease. They can spread everything else. Why would this virus be different?

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