In UK’s ultra-Orthodox community, “children under 5 showed a much lower infection rate of 28 percent, strengthening research that young children are less affected by the contagion”

NEW YORK POST
London’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community has one of the world’s highest COVID rates
by Lee Brown
February 3, 2021

At least three-quarters of the adults in London’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community got COVID-19 last year — one of the highest known rates of infection in a community ever recorded, according to a study. Blood samples taken showed that 75 percent of adults tested in the UK capital’s Orthodox community had antibodies — with almost the same percentage of school children aged over 11 also showing antibodies to the virus. The study was completed by early December, before the UK saw a dramatic surge in cases — meaning the true rate of infection is now likely far higher, according to the researchers. READ MORE

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