Dangerous Coronavirus-Related Illness Increases in California Children

Hospitals in California’s Central Valley, already crowded due to the Delta variant of COVID-19, are now facing another crisis: a growing number of Black and Latino children have been admitted this summer with a rare and dangerous inflammation associated with the virus. Madi Bolaños, a reporter for public radio KVPR and the Central Valley News Collaborative, spoke with the mother of a child who recovered from the so-called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome or MIS-C. She brings this report from Fresno, California.

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