Kids, Kawasaki Disease, and COVID-19: What Parents Should Know

Kids, Kawasaki Disease, and COVID-19: What Parents Should Know




While children are only a small minority of those who test positive for COVID-19, we’re starting to see evidence of a rare, but serious, complication in children that resembles a condition known as Kawasaki disease. Here’s what doctors say we should watch out for. Hosted by: Hank Green Resources for parents: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/children/mis-c.html
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Sources:
https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/2020/han00432.asp
https://www.cdc.gov/kawasaki/about.html
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2870533/
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/kawasaki-disease#genes
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31129-6/fulltext

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/kawasaki-disease-15-states-child-illness-coronavirus-cuomo/
https://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(20)31103-X.pdf
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaneurology/fullarticle/2764549
https://academic.oup.com/jid/article/191/4/499/937208

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