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Doctors warn of another disease spreading among COVID-19 infected children

COLOMBO (News 1st): Pediatric Consultant in charge of the ICU at the Lady Ridgeway Children’s Hospital, Dr.

Nalin Kitulwatte says that three children who are already infected with COVID-19 are also receiving treatment for a new disease ‘MIC – S’.He said that the disease has been recorded in many parts of Sri Lanka on children who were infected with COVID-19, adding that MIC-S is evident two to six weeks after contracting COVID-19.He noted that the symptoms of this disease are red spots on the skin and reddening of eyes.He added that MIS-C is witnessed among one in every 5,000 children.

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