Study: Heart inflammation is the most common long COVID-19 symptom in children

Researchers found other common symptoms of long COVID-19 in children are changes in smell and taste, or a loss of smell altogether, hair loss and even chest pain.

News 12 Staff

Aug 30, 2022, 9:27 AM

Updated 655 days ago

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A new study shows the most common symptom for children who experience rare cases of long COVID-19 is heart inflammation, that's according to a new report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Researchers found other common symptoms of long COVID-19 in children are changes in smell and taste, or a loss of smell altogether, hair loss and even chest pain.
Experts say it’s common for children to make a full recovery from the virus.
Compared to adults, children are less likely to experience long COVID-19. 


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