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Early in the pandemic, people were advised that children were far less likely to get sick. That is still borne out by the facts on the ground. But some children do get very ill. And after the infection is cleared from their bodies, some young children and teenagers develop what’s now called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS-C. It’s a condition that can swell organs and cause them to fail, sometimes to fatal effect.

We are at the point of the growing season when diseases tend to rear their ugly head. Management options are limited this time of year, but we can certainly start planning for next year.

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