Tag Archives: Children

New study looks at post-COVID-19 emerging disease in children

In recent weeks, a multisystem hyperinflammatory condition has emerged in children in association with prior exposure or infection to SARS-CoV-2. A new case series published in the journal Radiology examines the spectrum of imaging findings in children with the post-COVID-19 inflammatory condition known in the U.S. as Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). The array… Read More »

Blue Shield of California to cover whole genome sequencing of critically-ill children

Blue Shield of California has become among the first health insurers in the nation to cover the cost of whole genome sequencing to help critically-ill babies and children in intensive care who have an unexplained medical condition. Blue Shield of California will cover rapid and ultra-rapid whole genome sequencing done by the San Diego-based Rady… Read More »