What we know of the Kawasaki-disease-like syndrome affecting children and believed to be tied to coronavirus

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Sunday that three New York children have died and 73 have become gravely ill with an inflammatory disease tied to COVID-19. The illness, pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome, has symptoms similar to toxic shock or Kawasaki disease. Doctors, emphasized parents should not panic. The vast majority of those younger than 18 who are infected with the coronavirus have mild symptoms or none at all.

Publisher: Washington Post | Author: Ariana Enujung Cha

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children, infection data, inflammation, and kawasaki disease
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-05-12 (Modified: 2021-09-22)

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