Epidemiologist Eric Feigl-Ding is promoting a study broadcast by CNN that allegedly shows “children can spread virus as easily as adults” and “kids are equal vectors for transmission”. . .

. . . but this isn’t exactly what’s going on here. A thread ==>

First up, it’s a tiny sample size of kids who are already symptomatic:

But “the conclusion being drawn by hacks are not limited to the role of symptomatic children”:

“Not what the paper says”:

And this:

“Rather, the study observes shedding. It finds symptomatic children shed virus & *speculates* (without observing) that they plausibly also transmit”:

And we’re debating a strawman here anyway:

Here’s the real question:

We have evidence from around the world on this already:

An example:

And here:

But it’s what we’ve come to expect:

Read it yourself here:

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