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.