Should I Worry About the Mysterious Syndrome Showing Up in Kids?

What to know about Kawasaki disease

There are reports in cities around the world that some children are showing up to hospitals with signs of Kawasaki disease, which is a rare inflammatory disorder. Some experts are wondering if it could be related to the novel coronavirus, though not all children with the symptoms have tested positive for Covid-19.

Health authorities in New York say that 15 children between the ages of two and 15 have recently been hospitalized with…




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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that

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