National Alert in UK as Mysterious Inflammatory Illness Attacking Children May Be Linked To Coronavirus
As if things weren’t bad enough now health officials in the UK are warning of a new mysterious inflammatory condition linked to the coronavirus. More than 20 children have been hospitalized among which some are also serious in the ITU. The NHS has also issued an alert warning GPs of a spike in youngsters requiring intensive care after contracting a near-fatal illness that causes an immune overreaction. What’s worse is that the symptoms are the same as the dreaded Kawasaki disease.
1UK Parents reporting mystery inflammatory condition in children
To make matters worse several parents are revealing how their children have been struck down with the mysterious inflammatory condition that also includes what they feel are symptoms of the virus yet doctors are denying them tests and attributing the condition to different disease as was reported in the Daily Mail. The families revealed that their children were never tested which left them in the dark.
Matt Hancock the British Health Secretary expressed worry over the mysterious syndrome that most experts feel is being caused by the coronavirus. Similar to Kawasaki disease, the autoimmune condition causes the body to attack its own organs.
2Possible link between COVID19 and mystery inflammatory syndrome
While children were being regarded as relatively safe from the virus, in the UK doctors are worried about this new turn of events. Because of several children being hospitalized, they feel that there could be a possible link between COVID 19 and a new mysterious inflammatory syndrome in children. In spite of this doctors still feel that serious complications related to the virus is still rare in children.
3Alert issued by NHS of UK to warning doctors of severe new inflammation
The NHS National Health Service of England issued a notification to doctors of a growing number of cases in children that included multi-system inflammation forcing children into the ITU according to the UK Pediatric Intensive Care Society. While some have tested COVID positive, others have not.
However parents have complained about tests being denied to children with some doctors saying children below five don’t need tests. What’s most dangerous about the current situation is the fact that the mysterious inflammatory condition causes symptoms similar lo two rare conditions one being toxic shock syndrome and another like the autoimmune disease called Kawasaki Disease.