A growing variety of kids in Los Angeles have suffered from a coronavirus-linked inflammatory condition that’s linked to at least one pediatric death in the state.
In an upgrade over the weekend, officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said that eight extra cases of the so-called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in kids (MIS-C) were just recently reported to county health officials bringing the total variety of MIS-C cases in Los Angeles to62
More than 1,600 cases of MIS-C have actually been reported across the nation given that May, according to estimates from the CDC.
The majority of patients (37%) were in between the ages of 5 and 11, while 32% were between the ages of 12 and 20.
MIS-C is a condition that often triggers different parts of the body to become irritated, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, or intestinal organs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Avoidance (CDC).
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At this time, physicians do not know what precisely causes MIS-C.