New developments in the COVID-19 pandemic has one leading epidemiologist re-evaluating his own advice. Dr. Michael Osterholm supported sending children back to school. He said the virus was not a major threat to children. Now, the situation has changed.
There are cases in Chicago of a mysterious illness impacting children that may be connected to COVID-19. The symptoms are very similar to toxic shock syndrome or Kawasaki disease, a rare sickness that involves inflammation of blood vessels.
NIH-funded study also will ascertain percentage of infected children who develop COVID-19.