Kawasaki disease warning – parent explains three signs of coronavirus-linked infection

Kawasaki disease warning – parent explains three signs of coronavirus-linked infection

ITV’s resident doctor, Dr Hilary Jones, explained the full signs and symptoms of PMIS that parents should be looking out for.

But, again, he admitted that it can be difficult to distinguish between a common complaint and something serious.

“What we’re seeing now is a different sort of syndrome,” he said.

“It’s similar to Kawasaki disease, and it’s thought to be a delayed immune reaction to COVID-19. The children who’ve had this won’t necessarily test positive for COVID-19. Some do, but those that don’t often have COVID-19 antibodies.

Published at Mon, 18 May 2020 08:03:00 +0000