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NY HEALTH ADVISORY: Pedriatric Multi-system inflamatory Syndrome Potentially Associated With Covid-19 in Children-93 cases in NY

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  • NY HEALTH ADVISORY: Pedriatric Multi-system inflamatory Syndrome Potentially Associated With Covid-19 in Children-93 cases in NY


    •Recently, the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been reported as possibly linked with a pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome disease – “Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Potentially Associated with COVID-19.”

    As of May 5, 2020, sixty-four ( 64) suspected pediatric clinical cases compatible with multi-system inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 have been reported in children in New York State hospitals, including New York City.

    •Hospitals must immediately report cases of pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome potentially associated with COVID-19 in patients who are under 21 years of age to NYS DOH through the Health Emergency Response Data System (HERDS) application on the health commerce system (HCS) andperform a diagnostic and serological test to detect the presence of SARS-COV-2 , the virus that causes COVID-19, or corresponding antibodies in the patient.
    Last edited by Treyfish; May 11, 2020, 12:00 PM.

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    3 NY Deaths Linked to Rare COVID-Related Inflammatory Illness, At Least 73 Children Sick
    New York City issued its own health alert earlier this week after identifying more than a dozen children in city hospitals who have the rare inflammatory illness; the state followed up with a separate advisory on Wednesday
    By Melissa Russo • Published May 8, 2020 • Updated 1 hour ago

    What to Know

    73 children in New York state have been diagnosed with a recently identified illness associated with COVID-19 that some doctors are referring to as " pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome"
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday two children and a teenager have now died in New York from the condition
    Doctors say in some cases, kids are taking up to 6 weeks after exposure to the virus to present with symptoms of this illness...


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      Coronavirus News: 93 children in NY diagnosed with inflammatory syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19

      By Eyewitness News
      Updated 13 minutes ago
      NEW YORK (WABC) -- Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday that there are now 93 cases of Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome, a mysterious illness with symptoms similar to Kawasaki Disease that is believed to be related to COVID-19, in New York.

      As of Sunday, at least 38 of those cases were in New York City, with at least three deaths believed to be linked to the illness reported statewide.

      Officials say the majority of patients test negative for the novel coronavirus but positive for antibodies, indicating they had previously had COVID-19....