Coronavirus Could Be Tied to a Rare But Serious Illness in Children: U.K. Doctors

The National Health Service (NHS) in England is warning doctors that the pediatric population testing positive for COVID-19 can have presentations similar to toxic shock syndrome and atypical Kawasaki disease. Manifestations such as abdominal pain, other gastrointestinal symptoms and cardiac inflammation have been reported. A disproportionate inflammatory response could be responsible for these symptoms.

Amy Woodyatt and Jacqueline Howard. Coronavirus could be tied to a rare but serious illness in children: U.K. doctors. CTV News. April 27, 2020.

Original article: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-could-be-tied-to-a-rare-but-serious-illness-in-children-u-k-doctors-1.4913764