Researchers Report Nearly 300 Cases of Inflammatory Syndrome Tied to Covid-19 in Kids

June 29, 2020

(STAT News) – Two U.S. research groups have reported finding nearly 300 cases of an alarming apparent side effect of Covid-19 in children, a condition called multisystem inflammation syndrome, or MIS-C. While researchers have previously reported on the condition, the papers mark the first attempt to measure how frequently the side effect occurs and how it affects children who develop it.