12 minutes | Mar 5, 2021

COVID-19’s Effects on a Child’s Heart

Researchers have learned that children who have been infected with COVID-19 can later experience cardiac effects due to Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C), which can occur weeks after exposure to COVID-19, and in some cases without symptoms during the initial infection. MIS-C is a condition where multiple organ systems become inflamed, including the heart, which can cause damage to heart’s cells.
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