Doctor: Studies Suggest Children Can Transmit Coronavirus | The Last Word | MSNBC

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Dr. Taylor Heald-Sargent, a pediatric infectious disease expert, joins Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss her study, which found that "children younger than age 5 may host up to 100 times as much of the virus in the upper respiratory tract as adults." Dr. Heald-Sargent says that "we can't assume children are immune and we can't assume that children don't carry the virus." Aired on 7/31/2020.
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Doctor: Studies Suggest Children Can Transmit Coronavirus | The Last Word | MSNBC

60 Comments on "Doctor: Studies Suggest Children Can Transmit Coronavirus | The Last Word | MSNBC"

  1. Why would anyone think that children couldn’t transmit it? Why is this even a question being asked?

    • Science: https://www.factcheck.org/2020/07/what-science-says-about-children-covid-19-and-school-reopenings/ ? Sounds like Mr Trump should take Education funding away from Local States and give the funding directly to the parents. Probably better off to have the choice to go to charter schools or religious schools anyway. Get your children away from this cancel culture curriculum! This public shaming tries to hold someone accountable for their actions by publically calling out their behavior as problematic. Instead of discussing family morals & values, the children / adults are publically shamed, it is pathetic! These Teacher union demands are so obviously, Democratic political. Defund the teachers, maybe if they change their morals , they will get a job at a Family oriented Charter school. Mr Trump, make Charter schools affordable to all kids. Save America’s future from these radical Cancel Culture Clubs!

    • Joseph Meholick | August 1, 2020 at 6:15 PM | Reply

      @NoFunAloud its not the cdc saying go back to school, that is just trump’s chronies twisting their words. ( you can possibly go back to school with proper protection and social distancing although trump threw the papers on how to achieve this into the shredder.)

    • @Pam Deshane How many times are you going to copy paste that? It’s faulty.

    • @Torsten Winkel Thank you for taking the time to write these truths. Science denying Trump deadenders and their Russian associate trolls have really latched onto the NBC comment sections in an effort to overwhelm not only science, but plain comment sense. The story about the summer camp that infected hundreds of children in just 4 days starting on June 11 is chilling, especially in light of the fact that no one on the planet has any idea what the long term effects could turn out to be. I have seen reports that the virus may have appeared on China as early as Nov. of last year, meaning that no one anywhere has even as much as one year of experience with it to even begin to comprehend what the long term effects are- on children OR adults.

    • Garfield Farkle | August 2, 2020 at 8:41 AM | Reply

      @x Miller …not a word about reopening Baron Trump’s school…

  2. A, a, virus that affects humans is infecting young humans? No!

  3. Michael Humphrey | August 1, 2020 at 12:32 AM | Reply

    …and yet Donald Trump and his Republican sycophantic fools are forcing schools open with no plan for social distancing or testing. A lot of people are going to die because of this foolishness.

  4. Just The Truth | August 1, 2020 at 12:34 AM | Reply

    I’m in SC and the pediatrician association said it was safe for K-12 to return. I am like “uh-huh, you do just that”. If I had a little one still they would not be returning to school.

    • I have two and I’m not taking chances. Be safe, stranger friend!

    • PersonWomenManCamera Tv | August 1, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Reply

      I have a 6th grader and 4th grader. They’re staying home for virtual learning. No way are the going back to school during a global pandemic.

    • Science: https://www.factcheck.org/2020/07/what-science-says-about-children-covid-19-and-school-reopenings/ ? Sounds like Mr Trump should take Education funding away from Local States and give the funding directly to the parents. Probably better off to have the choice to go to charter schools or religious schools anyway. Get your children away from this cancel culture curriculum! This public shaming tries to hold someone accountable for their actions by publically calling out their behavior as problematic. Instead of discussing family morals & values, the children / adults are publically shamed, it is pathetic! These Teacher union demands are so obviously, Democratic political. Defund the teachers, maybe if they change their morals , they will get a job at a Family oriented Charter school. Mr Trump, make Charter schools affordable to all kids. Save America’s future from these radical Cancel Culture Clubs!

    • Pam Deshane is copy-pasting the same outdated link. This is current research. Pam’s is outdated and faulty, particularly since it relies on children who were sheltered during the outbreak.

  5. This is like a James Bond movie in which *Dr No and SMERSH* (TrumpVirus) are trying to destroy the US. *Except its REAL!*

  6. They have noses, they have mouths, they have mucus in their noses and mouths, they cough and sneeze.
    Of COURSE they can SPREAD the disease.

    • Yashar’el, despite the abusive replies to me, is still posting fallacious points. There’s been a lot of improvement and refinement since 2014.

    • Torsten Winkel | August 3, 2020 at 4:28 AM | Reply

      @T Electronix No, we don’t know.
      We had weak reports with weak evidence that children don’t spread COVID-19, and NOW (2020-08-03) we have better evidence that children DO spread COVID-19, but we STILL DON’T KNOW how much, how fast and how easy.

      So we STILL DON’T KNOW, but there are good reasons to be very cautious.

    • T Electronix | August 3, 2020 at 5:17 AM | Reply

      @Torsten Winkel Try reading the comments that you are responding to and the words that were actually typed out.

      We do know “if” they can pass on the virus.

    • Torsten Winkel | August 3, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Reply

      @T Electronix I’m with thinking the danger of the spread of COVID-19 is real, but ACTUAL KNOWLEDGE about the spread of COVID-19 depends of a scientific consensus and overwhelming scientific evidence, so I am really glad that You will point me this well of peer reviewed, randomized, double blinded placebo controlled studies You sit on. (~10 will suffice)
      Please post the links below, I’m waiting.

    • T Electronix | August 3, 2020 at 7:35 AM | Reply

      @Torsten Winkel Aww, so you realized your mistake but you want to try to bluster your way out of it.

      Bless.

      Aaanyhoo, we do know **if** children can transmit the virus. Even if you have gotten yourself in to a corner that you can’t bring yourself to apologize out of.

      Have fun in there. 😙

  7. t’rump idiots: “Kids can’t get sick from the Corona.”
    Corona: “Go on….”
    t’rump idiots: “And that means they can’t spread it to adults!”
    Corona: “So close. Oh well. Let’s eat! 🤤”

    • MrArchangel73521 | August 1, 2020 at 3:01 AM | Reply

      👍👍👍

    • Science: https://www.factcheck.org/2020/07/what-science-says-about-children-covid-19-and-school-reopenings/ ? Sounds like Mr Trump should take Education funding away from Local States and give the funding directly to the parents. Probably better off to have the choice to go to charter schools or religious schools anyway. Get your children away from this cancel culture curriculum! This public shaming tries to hold someone accountable for their actions by publically calling out their behavior as problematic. Instead of discussing family morals & values, the children / adults are publically shamed, it is pathetic! These Teacher union demands are so obviously, Democratic political. Defund the teachers, maybe if they change their morals , they will get a job at a Family oriented Charter school. Mr Trump, make Charter schools affordable to all kids. Save America’s future from these radical Cancel Culture Clubs!

    • Yashar'el in Captivity | August 1, 2020 at 8:55 PM | Reply

      WORLD HEATH ORGANIZATION (WHO) – TRANSMISSION OF CORONAVIRUS BY ASYMPTOMATIC PERSONS IS RARE: https://www.bitchute.com/video/hQiWvK6WscEh/

    • Even the first idea is false.

    • Yashar’el in Captivity and Pam Deshane are giving you information that preceeds this current research and relied largely on stats of children who were kept home.

  8. Chris Pacheco | August 1, 2020 at 1:22 AM | Reply

    So this is probably not a good time to open schools?

  9. Yeah this is obvious to every single person in America. Literally for months this has been obvious. So out of touch they think they are talking to children!

    • Science: https://www.factcheck.org/2020/07/what-science-says-about-children-covid-19-and-school-reopenings/ ? Sounds like Mr Trump should take Education funding away from Local States and give the funding directly to the parents. Probably better off to have the choice to go to charter schools or religious schools anyway. Get your children away from this cancel culture curriculum! This public shaming tries to hold someone accountable for their actions by publically calling out their behavior as problematic. Instead of discussing family morals & values, the children / adults are publically shamed, it is pathetic! These Teacher union demands are so obviously, Democratic political. Defund the teachers, maybe if they change their morals , they will get a job at a Family oriented Charter school. Mr Trump, make Charter schools affordable to all kids. Save America’s future from these radical Cancel Culture Clubs!

    • @MrArchangel73521 Too many people are afraid of this Virus, they tend to overlook the other side of the virus. Do U have any idea the impact of NON-COVID poverty, crime, addiction, mental health and even deaths, ETC. No one wants to know these people not getting cancer treatment / diagnosis, heart, kidney, etc is killing people to the tune of over 50,000/month. No one wants to talk about that. So if politics is needed to safely get back to life than so be it!

    • Yashar'el in Captivity | August 1, 2020 at 8:55 PM | Reply

      WORLD HEATH ORGANIZATION (WHO) – TRANSMISSION OF CORONAVIRUS BY ASYMPTOMATIC PERSONS IS RARE: https://www.bitchute.com/video/hQiWvK6WscEh/

    • Pam Deshane and Yashar’el in Captivity are copy-pasting the same links, all of which are outdated information. Some of that relied on children who were sheltered during the outbreak.

  10. Tammi Leroux | August 1, 2020 at 2:14 AM | Reply

    Duh!! Kids are little germ factories. Why did anyone need to hear from an expert that children may transmit Coronavirus?

  11. Donna Martins | August 1, 2020 at 2:17 AM | Reply

    God yes kids spread cold strep flu .Anyone who has had his or are teaches are sick alot .That’s before virus.Everyone that has kids and the size of family members.

  12. This is not rocket science. Everybody knows that children are petri dishes, but to Donald Trump, all science is rocket science. “No one knew….”

    • Science: https://www.factcheck.org/2020/07/what-science-says-about-children-covid-19-and-school-reopenings/ ? Sounds like Mr Trump should take Education funding away from Local States and give the funding directly to the parents. Probably better off to have the choice to go to charter schools or religious schools anyway. Get your children away from this cancel culture curriculum! This public shaming tries to hold someone accountable for their actions by publically calling out their behavior as problematic. Instead of discussing family morals & values, the children / adults are publically shamed, it is pathetic! These Teacher union demands are so obviously, Democratic political. Defund the teachers, maybe if they change their morals , they will get a job at a Family oriented Charter school. Mr Trump, make Charter schools affordable to all kids. Save America’s future from these radical Cancel Culture Clubs!

    • Yashar'el in Captivity | August 1, 2020 at 8:54 PM | Reply

      WORLD HEATH ORGANIZATION (WHO) – TRANSMISSION OF CORONAVIRUS BY ASYMPTOMATIC PERSONS IS RARE: https://www.bitchute.com/video/hQiWvK6WscEh/

    • @Pam Deshane
      Your FactCheck source is based on data and research published weeks before this new research was released:

      FactCheck CDC source:
      Coronavirus Disease 2019 Case Surveillance — United States, January 22–May 30, 2020
      On June 15, 2020, this report was posted online as an MMWR Early Release.

      JAMA source:
      Age-Related Differences in Nasopharyngeal Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Levels in Patients With Mild to Moderate Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
      JAMA Pediatr. Published online July 30, 2020

      An important qualifier from your source:
      “But, she added, many of the transmission studies include children who were more sheltered than usual.”

    • Yashar’el is an abusive person who posts outdated links. I’ve been polite and tried to explain why those links are fallacious. I was responded to with multiple insults. This is not a rational person.

  13. You need a clinical study to tell you that children catch and spread diseases? Are you nuts?
    Oh, wait…Trump.

  14. Oh and Duhh, can children also transmit the flu virus DUHH. REALLY? Who thought that kids couldn’t transmit commutable diseases? Oh right, the anti science anti fact party, the republicans 😂

  15. A preschool teacher in Sweden says, “I always wonder how many people will die because of me,” as parents are required to send kids to school.
    Rodrigues says Swedish schools aren’t practicing strict physical distancing or hygiene measures.

    Rodrigues works with a class of 22 preschoolers. She believes she’s been exposed to the virus from her live-in fiance, who experienced the telltale symptoms and works in an airport, but she was still required to report to work when she alerted her boss she was living with a presumptive COVID-positive person.

    “Each infected child infects two to three other children a week, who then infect their parents and grandparents,” Jorn Klein, an associate Professor in Microbiology and Infection Prevention, at the University of South-Eastern Norway, told Reuters. “From a pure infection prevention perspective, it does not make sense to keep the schools and kindergartens open.”

    In France, 70 new cases of the coronavirus were recently reported after the country opened some preschools and elementary schools, even with social distancing in place.

    INSIDER/Anna Medaris Miller May 20, 2020, 8:50 AM

  16. What you need in November is independent election observation by the UN. Otherwise TRump will betray you. Take care of yourselves.

  17. I don’t understand why this is even in question- a virus is a virus a human body is a human body of course children can transmit the virus. Why would children be immune there’s been children who have had the virus and even passed away.

  18. Athena Kebano | August 1, 2020 at 6:08 PM | Reply

    KEEP SCHOOLS CLOSED until the infection rate flattens in the whole country!!!!

  19. Next up: “Scientist: Studies Suggest that Gravity Holds Things Down”

  20. Wanda Garner | August 2, 2020 at 7:32 PM | Reply

    “A human of any age can get this virus!” In my opinion. Focus on stopping this thing please.

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