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2 Children In South Florida Hospitalized For Inflammatory Illness Linked To Coronavirus

Miami Herald

At least two children in South Florida are hospitalized for an inflammatory illness that health officials believe is connected to COVID-19.

The kids are being cared for at Holtz Children’s Hospital in Miami, Jackson Health System confirmed Tuesday morning.

“Holtz Children’s Hospital has two confirmed cases that meet the criteria for multi-system inflammatory syndrome. Both patients are receiving appropriate treatment in the pediatric intensive care unit, and are showing signs of improvement. We have no additional information to release at this time,” Jackson Health System said in an emailed statement to the Miami Herald.

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