Is Novel Corona Virus Truly a Trigger for Kawasaki Disease in Infants?– Reporting the First Asian Case

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Bhaswati C AcharyyaDhritabrata Das

Abstract

SARSCov2 pandemic has hit the world this year with alarming consequences in most of the continents. There are relatively few reported cases of COVID-19 infection in children, compared to the total number of cases in the general population. Children are battling the infection more positively unless they have pre-existing morbidity. Interestingly an inflammatory condition is being reported from western world in this COVID 19 era with increased risk of mortality. We report the first Asian infant with florid features of Kawasaki Disease who eventually tested positive for Novel Corona virus.

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