SARS-CoV-2 Transmission After COVID-19 Screening for Primary School Children

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What The Study Did: Researchers used data from a primary school in Belgium to examine the possible role of children in the transmission of SARS-CoV-2.

Authors: Christelle Meuris, M.D., and Gilles Darcis, M.D., Ph.D., of the Liege University Hospital in Liege, Belgium, are the corresponding authors.



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