Experts can’t find a single child under 10 who passed on coronavirus to an adult raising hopes they pose no risk

No child is known to have passed on Covid-19 to an adult, a medical review has found, as evidence suggests youngsters ‘do not play a significant role’ in transmission. A review of paediatric coronavirus evidence revealed ‘the China/WHO joint commission could not recall episodes during contact tracing where transmission occurred from a child to an adult.’ Researchers have also failed to uncover any cases of children under the age of 10 transmitting the virus, which has killed more than 26,000 people in the UK. Studies into the impact of coronavirus on children also found it likely youngsters ‘do not play a significant role’ in transmission of the virus, although experts admitted the facts are still ‘unclear’. Professor Russell Viner, of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, told the Telegraph: ‘From around the world we are not seeing evidence that children are involved in spreading or transmitting the virus, but we do not have enough evidence.’ The review of ‘pertinent…