HealthDay Reports: COVID-19 Antibodies May Tame Inflammatory Condition in Kids — Study
New research suggests that COVID-19 antibodies from donated blood may help with some of the more severe cases of the inflammatory condition called Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C).
TUESDAY, May 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Reports of children suffering from a serious coronavirus-linked inflammatory condition have scared parents everywhere, but new research suggests that treatment with COVID-19 antibodies might help in the worst cases.
The inflammatory condition, now known as Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), mimics some of the symptoms seen in toxic shock syndrome and a serious heart condition called Kawasaki disease.
Those symptoms include fever, lethargy, severe abdominal pain, diarrhea or vomiting, swollen lymph nodes and rashes.