In the U.S. state of new York from a rare inflammatory syndrome, which may be associated with a coronavirus infection, and died three children. This was reported may 9 at a briefing the Governor of the state Andrew Cuomo, informs Reuters.
According to him, the children – including five children – inflammation of the blood vessels and damage to the heart. They also diagnosed COVID-19 or “related antibodies”.
Cuomo explained that officials of the health system found 73 cases with similar symptoms, but the final conclusion still not done. According to one version, for a similar syndrome has a genetic basis.
Scientists have not determined for sure whether there’s a link syndrome coronavirus.
The Governor of the state called the situation “truly alarming”, noting that previously it was thought that young people are not exposed to the risk of coronavirus.
In the world confirmed more than 4 million infections COVID-19. Nearly a third of them– 1 305 199 – registered in the United States. America accounts for more than a quarter of deaths in the world (78 million). The state of new York- the U.S. leader in the number of deaths.