(CNN)An inflammatory illness recently observed in dozens of New York children — one that state health officials say may be linked to Covid-19 — has killed a teenager and two children under 8 years old, state officials said Saturday. Latest coronavirus pandemic news from around the world The state is trying to determine whether the novel coronavirus poses a threat to children that hadn’t previously been recognized and is working with federal officials on how to explain what other states’ hospitals should be looking for, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. “We were laboring under the impression young people were not affected by Covid-19. … We’re not so sure that that is the fact anymore,” Cuomo told reporters Saturday. State officials had warned earlier this week that dozens of children in the state had been hospitalized with a condition doctors described as “pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome,” and that it could be linked to Covid-19. The children had fever and symptoms similar to toxic shock syndrome and Kawasaki disease, the state had said. Kawasaki disease causes inflammation in the walls of blood vessels, including those that supply blood to the heart, which in rare cases can lead to deadly limitations in blood flow…. Read full this story
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