Study Ties COVID-19-Related Syndrome in Kids to Altered Immune System

Study Ties COVID-19-Related Syndrome in Kids to Altered Immune System

Study Ties COVID-19-Related Syndrome in Kids to Altered Immune SystemPosted on September 1st, 2020 by Dr. Francis CollinsCredit: iStock/SasiistockMost children infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, develop only a mild illness. But, days or weeks later, a small percentage of kids go on to develop a puzzling syndrome known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). While the children recovered, those differences gradually disappeared as the immune system returned to normal. Researchers also determined that the number of platelets was much lower in the blood of children with MIS-C than in those without the condition. [3] Clinical characteristics of children and young people admitted to hospital with covid-19 in United Kingdom: prospective multicentre observational cohort study.

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