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What to know about the spread of COVID-19 in children and babies

Can babies and children get COVID-19? Yes, children can get COVID-19, BUT they are less likely to get it than adults.  This is good news! Can my baby or child pass COVID-19 on to me? It is possible, but it is much less likely than infection spreading from an adult to¬† a child. This is […]

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How can I protect my baby from COVID-19 when I live with extended family?

If you are living with an extended family, you should take the same precautions to avoid COVID-19 infection as other people. You and your child can help protect yourselves by: Wash hands as often as possible with soap for 20 seconds (or use alcohol sanitiser) Try to stay more than 2 meters away from others, […]

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Can children with COVID-19 spread the virus to other people?

Yes. Children can seem well or have mild COVID-19, but still spread the virus to other people. So, as far as possible, children should be kept apart from adults who have illnesses like asthma, TB and diabetes and other serious health problems. Also, children should be kept apart from adults over 60 years of age […]