July 31, 2020

Coronavirus infected hundreds of children at US summer camp

Washington (AFP) – Hundreds of children contracted the coronavirus at a summer camp in the US state of Georgia last month, health authorities said Friday, adding to a growing body of evidence that minors are both susceptible to infection and vectors of transmission.The virus infected at least 260 of the 597 attendees, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, adding that the true number was probably higher since test results were only available for 58 percent of the group. The camp ignored the CDC’s advice that all participants in summer camps wear cloth masks — requiring them only…

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