Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is a rare but serious illness that affects children and young adults. It is a newer disease that appears to be linked to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
This condition causes fever and inflammation that can affect multiple parts of the body. Even though it is a rare disease, it can be very serious, and children diagnosed with MIS-C normally need to be treated in the hospital. Visit the following pages to learn more: