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British families tell how their children have suffered tell-tale symptoms of 'inflammatory syndrome' linked to COVID-19

More 'petrified' parents have come forward after their children were struck down with tell-tale signs of a mysterious coronavirus-linked inflammatory syndrome that has hospitalised at least 20 youngsters and left a dozen fighting for their lives. An alert was issued by NHS bosses on Tuesday warning GPs there had been a surge in youngsters needing intensive care after falling seriously unwell with the illness which causes a fatal immune overreaction. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he was 'very worried' by the mystery syndrome which experts think is caused by coronavirus infection. The illness appears to be similar to Kawasaki disease - which causes blood vessels to become inflamed, and toxic shock syndrome - an overreaction by the immune system which causes the body to attack its own organs.  Read more.... 

 

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