Children and Covid: Your Questions, Answered
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When will vaccinations realistically be available for children under 12? How dangerous is the coronavirus for youngsters? What symptoms should parents be looking for?
As the number of coronavirus infections in the United States surges, and school districts begin to reopen for in-person learning, some parents are apprehensive and full of questions.
Recently, The Daily asked parents to send in their queries about children and Covid. We received about 600 responses.
With the help of Emily Anthes, a reporter who covers the coronavirus, we try to provide some answers.
On today’s episode
Emily Anthes, a health and science reporter for The New York Times.
Teachers and students outside Lamar Elementary School in San Antonio this month, after the district added a mask mandate.Credit…Matthew Busch for The New York Times
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Emily Anthes contributed reporting.
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