COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is a respiratory tract infection with a newly recognized coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, thought to have originated as a zoonotic virus that has mutated or otherwise adapted in ways that allow human pathogenicity
Moderate disease: requires presence of pneumonia (which typically requires chest imaging)
MIS-C (multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children) is a recently described clinical syndrome in children and adolescents, originally recognized in temporal association with a high local prevalence of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019).
MIS-C is a rare and novel disease; therefore, it is not yet possible to make firm evidence based recommendations. Rigorous data to guide most diagnostic and management strategies is lacking and optimal treatment is unknown.
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