Recent reports have indicated an association between a Kawasaki-like disease and COVID-19 in pediatric populations. Mary Beth Son, MD, of the Boston Children’s Hospital weighs in.
Mitigating the spread of a virus as infectious as SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, requires having ample and accurate diagnostic tests available. However, in the United States community transmission began to occur before adequate testing measures could be implemented.
To shed light on how clinical practice is dealing in this time of COVID-19, we spoke with Jesse Clark, DO, Associate Program Director of Education at the Community East Family Medicine Residency and Clinical Chairperson of Family Medicine at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.