Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Post-COVID syndrome severely damages children's hearts

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), believed to be linked to COVID-19, damages the heart to such an extent that some children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions, said the senior author of a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What happens to your body when your have COVID-19?

As the number of cases of COVID-19 rises, experts continue to learn more about the disease. They know that symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath. But what does the virus do inside your body to cause those ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

If you need a ventilator for COVID-19, odds are 50-50 you'll survive

Mike DeWan, 43, of Worcester; Jim Cracas, 51, of Chester Springs; and Raveena Brown, 62, of Bear, Del., each had the bad luck to get a horrible case of the coronavirus, so bad that they needed to spend days—in DeWan's case, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds that children's immune response protects against COVID-19

The first study comparing the immune responses of adults and children with COVID-19 has detected key differences that may contribute to understanding why children usually have milder disease than adults. The findings also ...

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