Cuomo expects potentially COVID-19-related disease in kids is ‘only going to grow’
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New York State’s health department is now investigating 108 cases of a Kawasaki-like illness in children that is potentially linked to COVID-19. In his daily coronavirus press briefing held Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he expects the number of cases “is only going to grow.”
Cuomo said 16 other states, Washington D.C. and six European countries had reported instances of the illness, which is being “temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2” as well. On Thursday, New York published first-in-the-nation criteria for health care professionals and is hosting a webinar.
Suspected and confirmed cases of what is being called “Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome” (PMIS) are now required to be reported to the state’s health department.
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[Source: Fox News]