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2 cases of rare COVID-19-related condition in children in Snohomish County

 

Last updated 8/12/2020 at 2:49pm

On Friday, Aug. 7, the Department of Health (DOH) announced there are now 11 cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19 in Washington state.

Two of those cases came from Snohomish County.

MIS-C is a rare but serious condition first identified by health care providers in the United Kingdom in late April.

An MIS-C case is defined as a patient under the age of 21 with a fever, laboratory evidence of inflammation, and severe illness involving more than two organs that requires hospitalization. To meet the definition, patients must have no other plaus...



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