Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) and COVID-19: What parents should know

May 21, 2020

While the majority of cases of COVID-19 in children result in no symptoms or mild symptoms, some hospitals have recently reported an increased  number of cases of children with a multisystemic inflammatory syndrome that shares many characteristics with Kawasaki disease, an inflammatory disease of childhood that can affect blood vessels. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has named this new syndrome multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS-C.

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) and COVID-19: What parents should know

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