Kids and Covid-19: what we know about the Kawasaki-like disease - Vox
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By: Katherine Harmon Courage (Vox)
A rare, Kawasaki-like disease is striking kids who have coronavirus antibodies, a Lancet study from Italy shows. By Katherine Harmon Courage Updated May 14, 2020, 2:42pm EDT Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter ShareAll sharing options ShareAll sharing options for:What we know about the new Covid-19-linked illness in children Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Doctors are seeing a spike in cases of an illness similar to Kawasaki disease — especially in areas with recent or ongoing Covid-19 outbreaks.Getty Images Doctors in 17 US states are reporting that at least 164 children have fallen sick with a rare inflammatory illness similar to a condition known as Kawasaki disease. Symptoms include fever and inflammation and can affect organs, including the heart. Some of the children have tested positive for Covid-19 or antibodies to the virus, and three have died. UPDATE: Tennessee and Oregon report first cases of Kawasaki-like syndrome in children. Michigan now has more than 20 cases. Seventeen states have reported ….