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97,000 US children test +ve for COVID-19 as schools reopened
The Siasat | 13/08/2020 09:15 AM | Click to read full article
With US President Donald Trump advocating re-opening of schools, the surfacing of packed school hallways in Georgia and news of positive tests on the first day of classes has sparked discussions over the risk of coronavirus infections on children.
On August 6, The Washington Post had reported Trump as saying, "Children are almost - and I would almost say definitely - but almost immune from this disease," and that they have stronger immune systems.