Post-COVID syndrome may cause Heart issues amongst children

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Inflammatory Syndrome Linked to COVID-19 Damages Children's Heart: Study

A study revealed that children, who develop Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) after COVID-19, can suffer severe long-term effects on their hearts. Reportedly, this may cause damages to the children's heart, mandating continuous monitoring for the lifetime. The study, which was published in 'EClinicalMedicine', said that MIS-C can develop in children, who seem to be healthy, after three-four weeks of COVID-19 infection.

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 07:55 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

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