Sumary of Most Children With MIS-C Only Experienced Mild COVID-19 Symptoms, Study Finds:
- A recent study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics this week found that most of the children who developed MIS-C following a COVID-19 infection either had no or only very mild symptoms of the coronavirus..
- In fact, the study found that about 75% of the patients studied did not experience COVID-19 symptoms when they had a coronavirus infection..
- “In this cross-sectional study of a large cohort of patients with MIS-C, 2 peaks that followed COVID-19 peaks by 2 to 5 weeks were identified..
- The geographic and temporal association of MIS-C with the COVID-19 pandemic suggested that MIS-C resulted from delayed immunologic responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection….