Is it safe for kids to keep playing on sports teams during the covid-19 pandemic?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Safety is relative: It appears that kids would be more at risk of injury or death traveling to or from a sports event in a vehicle. Covid-19 to date has acted more like a cold in kids than the adults who can get quite ill. As many as 50% or more of the infected kids will never show any symptoms but can spread it to others.
82 viewsReviewed Apr 23, 2020
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Risk to others: This doctor is exactly right. Although a child might not have symptoms, he or she can carry the virus to other people and this is especially worrisome when they visit grandma and grandpa
82 viewsAnswered Apr 23, 2020
Last updated Apr 23, 2020
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