Q&A: Inflammatory response to COVID-19 infection in children may affect CV, other systems

Hospitals in the U.S. and the CDC have reported rising incidence of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children after COVID-19 infection.According to the CDC, multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a condition in which organ and systems such as the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes or gastrointestinal organs can become inflamed.Healio spoke with Deepika Thacker, MD, cardiologist in the department of pediatrics at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, about the rising incidence of MIS-C and what clinicians and parents need toRead More

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