New strains of the coronavirus are now beginning to infect children, but a recent study has shed light on the issue.
According to a study published in the medical journal Journal of the American Media Association, children under the age of 10 not only have a lower risk of developing code 19 but are also less likely to spread the virus, according to the international website. Is.
Research has shown that children up to the age of 9 have a much lower risk of contracting the virus, but children and adolescents between the ages of 10 and 19 have a lower risk of contracting the virus in educational institutions than those living at home. I have 3 times more.
The study looked at schools in Israel where, despite the epidemic, educational institutions reopened as normal in September 2020, and closed for a month in October due to high cases.
The study analyzed disease rate data from the last week of August to December and compared it with the rate of cases during lockdown.
Experts sought to determine the rate of coronavirus cases in schools, focusing on 2 groups of 0 to 9 years and 10 to 19 years.
They looked at data from more than 47,000 9-year-olds and more than 110,000 10- to 19-year-olds.
Experts found that the rate of illness among children up to the age of 9 was much lower during school attendance. Analysis of the data indicates that not only was the rate of cod cases among children of this age very low, but they were also less likely to spread the virus.
In contrast, children and adolescents between the ages of 10 and 20 are more likely to be infected.
Experts say that apparently children up to the age of 9 do not need a face mask and social distance, but more needs to be done.