similar to Kawasaki disease and results in an inflammatory response in the body’s immune system causing blood vessels to swell. Symptoms include a fever, rash, red eyes and lips and redness on the palms and soles of the feet. Some children have needed treatment in intensive care. Many tested negative for infection with Covid-19 but have tested positive for
Up to 100 children in the UK have been affected by a new disease thought to be linked to infection with coronavirus. At least one teenager, a 14-year-old boy, has died after suffering a stroke caused by complications of treatment for the new syndrome, which is
antibodies, which doctors believe suggests the syndrome is being caused by the effects of antibodies created after the virus has been defeated by the immune system. Since an alert last month over a small number of cases in London, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health said between 75 and 100 children had been identified with the condition.