Preprint: Elevated liver enzymes and bilirubin following SARS-CoV-2 infection in children under 10

Those cases of mysterious hepatitis in kids are looking increasingly less mysterious by the day….

“Compared to children infected with other respiratory infections, children infected with COVID-19 infection were at significantly increased risk for elevated AST or ALT and total bilirubin....More...

Pediatric acute liver failure associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection

“We describe the case of a 3-year-old previously healthy female who developed acute liver failure secondary to type 2 autoimmune hepatitis preceded by mild infection with SARS-CoV-2”

Although elevated liver enzymes are common in hospitalized children with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, pediatric acute liver failure is an uncommon manifestation of COVID-19 disease....More...

Canada: Infants more likely to be hospitalized from Omicron

Omicron cases in infants under one year of age are almost seven times more likely to lead to hospitalizations, Canada’s chief public health officer Dr....More...

Israel: Increase in children suffering from neurological effects of COVID and PIMS

Symptoms include inflammation of brain and seizures. Research published in a leading pediatric neurology journal found 44% of children hospitalized with COVID had at least one neurological symptom as a result of illness....More...

US: 44% of kids hospitalized with Covid developed neurological symptoms

44% of children hospitalized with Covid developed neurological symptoms, the most common being headache, acute encephalopathy and seizures. Youngsters with MIS-C most often had headache, acute encephalopathy and dizziness....More...