Updated Information on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) in the United States

Published: 08/11/2020

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently updated the health department-reported cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) in the United States. Since mid-May 2020, CDC has been tracking reports of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare but serious condition associated with COVID-19. As of August 6, 2020, CDC has received reports of 570 confirmed cases of MIS-C and 10 deaths in 40 states and Washington, DC. Additional cases

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