More US children ill from rare syndrome with possible link to coronavirus
- New York governor Cuomo describes ‘truly disturbing situation’
- US states looking into condition likened to Kawasaki disease
Dozens more children in the US are reported to have developed a rare but potentially lethal inflammatory syndrome that may be linked to coronavirus infections.
The New York governor, Andrew Cuomo, confirmed on Wednesday that at least 100 children had been diagnosed in the state, including three who had died. Cuomo noted the illness affects children of all races and that they “may have been exposed [to Covid-19] weeks before”.