Top White House doctors self-quarantine; mystery illness killing children linked to virus
May 9, 2020 at 1:29 PM EDT – Updated May 9 at 11:43 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says two young children and a teenager in the state have now died from a possible complication from the coronavirus involving swollen blood vessels and heart problems.
At least 73 children in New York have been diagnosed with symptoms similar to Kawasaki disease — a rare inflammatory condition — and toxic shock syndrome. Most of them are toddlers and elementary-age children.
Cuomo announced two more deaths on Saturday, a day after discussing the death of a 5-year-old boy at a New York City hospital. He did not give information about where the two other youths died, or provide their ages
There is no proof that the virus causes the syndrome.
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