VIrginia Sees First Case Of Mysterious Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome
As if the Coronavirus wasn’t enough to deal with, now Virginia Department of Health officials are reporting the first Virginia case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children that’s also associated with COVID-19. The Fairfax Health District is confirming a case of the disease involving a child hospitalized on May 5, who has since recovered and is now home. The first U.S cases were reported in New York City in early May. The illness may cause problems with a child’s heart and other organs. Most patients have a fever lasting several days and may show signs of irritability, decreased activities, abdominal pain without explanation, diarrhea, vomiting, rash, and swollen hands and feet.