May 5 2020 2:18pm

Coronavirus outbreak: Is Canada concerned about link between COVID-19 and Kawasaki Disease?

Doctors in Britain, Italy and Spain have been warned to look out for a rare inflammatory condition in children that is possibly linked to the new coronavirus. The cases were also reported to have features of toxic shock syndrome or Kawasaki disease, a rare blood vessel disorder. Speaking to reporters in Ottawa on Tuesday, Canada’s chief medical officer Dr. Theresa Tam was asked about Health Canada’s level of concern regarding this disease.

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