NoVa Children Got COVID at 2x Adult Rate

NoVa Children Got COVID at 2x Adult Rate
Children and adolescents were enrolled in a cross-sectional, observational study of SARS-CoV-2 prevalence from July-October 2020 in Northern Virginia. Contrary to prior reports, the study determined children shoulder a significant burden of COVID-19 infection. Their antibody positivity rate was 8.5%, double the adult rate in the same region at a similar time. 66% of COVID-19 positive children had no symptoms. Medrxiv Preprint Story at InsideNoVa