FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – The CDC has issued a health alert about a mysterious illness in kids that may be linked to the coronavirus.
It’s being called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children or Mis-C.
The CDC urges doctors to report anyone under 21 who meets the criteria to local and state health departments.
That includes a fever of 100 degrees for at least 24 hours, hospitalization, and inflammation in at least two organs.
They also need to have a positive COVID-19 test, antibodies or have been exposed to the virus within four weeks of the onset of symptoms.