Children are 56% less likely to catch coronavirus than adults, major UCL study finds

Children have half the chance of catching coronavirus as adults, leading British scientists have found.  University College London researchers analysed 6,000 studies looking into the link between the viral disease and children. They found the risk of catching COVID-19 in children and teenagers was 56 per cent lower compared to adults over 20. The scientists … Read more

Shutting schools has little impact on stopping spread of coronavirus, claim UCL academics

Shutting schools has little impact on stopping the spread of coronavirus, a new study has claimed. The team at University College London (UCL) said data on the benefit of school closures during the ongoing pandemic is limited but the impact is likely to be small. However, Professor Neil Ferguson, whose scientific modelling has informed government … Read more