Nebraska sees first cases of rare coronavirus-linked inflammatory syndrome in kids
Nebraska health officials this week identified what are thought to be the state’s first cases of a rare inflammatory condition in children that experts think is likely linked to the novel coronavirus.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in a statement on Monday announced the first and second confirmed cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).
One of the affected children is from Dawson County, while the other is from Douglas County. Both are currently hospitalized, officials said. However, they are expected to be discharged soon, the Omaha World-Herald reported.
The Dawson County patient was identified by the newspaper as Gabriel Faudoa, 9, who was airlifted to Children’s Hospital & Medical Center on May 21. Gabriel’s mother, Alejandra Faudoa, said her son became ill not long after her husband was found …continued .
[Source: Fox News]