Studies find nearly 300 kids with inflammatory condition tied to Covid-19

Studies find nearly 300 kids with inflammatory condition tied to Covid-19

Two U.S. research groups have reported finding nearly 300 cases of an alarming apparent side effect of Covid-19 in children, a condition called multisystem inflammation syndrome, or MIS-C. In the second study, from researchers from New York state, a similar percentage of 99 children who developed the syndrome required ICU care and two children died. Privacy Policy Leave this field empty if you're human:The nearly 300 cases identified in these two studies share some similarities with KD, but there are also differences. The New York group estimated that the majority of MIS-C cases occurred about one month after the peak of Covid-19 cases in the state. This article was updated to include information from the New York state study.

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