Girl, 5, stabilizing after battling coronavirus, Kawasaki-like disease: family
A 5-year-old girl from the U.K. may be on the road to recovery after a “Kawasaki inflammatory condition” sent her into critical care, her family says.
Scarlett Roberts reportedly caught COVID-19 at her school before it closed, but had “appeared to recover” from a “mild” bout of the illness about five weeks ago,” her great aunt, June, and her father, Piers Roberts, wrote in a series of Twitter posts. The child then underwent a visit to the intensive care unit with a “Kawasaki inflammatory response.”
Recent reports have surfaced of children afflicted by the rare Kawasaki disease-like illness, which is believed to be associated with the coronavirus.
Piers Roberts said Scarlett had a 20 percent chance of survival until she was discharged by the hospital.
Scarlett was taken off the ventilator and developed heart problems, the family wrote. However, Scarlett’s mother, Naomi Roberts, gave an update to …continued .
[Source: Fox News]