PBS NewsHour

Why do some kids develop inflammatory response to COVID-19?

Clip: 05/15/2020 | 5m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

While only a small percentage of children infected with the novel coronavirus become seriously ill, researchers are now learning about a potentially dangerous syndrome in young people apparently caused by the virus. In more than 100 cases in New York and 60 in Europe, doctors have seen an inflammatory response similar to Kawasaki disease. William Brangham talks to pediatrician Dr. Jane Newburger.

Aired: 05/15/20

Rating: NR

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