Neurologic manifestations in an infant with COVID-19

Rachelle Dugue, Karla C. Cay-Martínez, Kiran T. Thakur, Joel A. Garcia, Lokendra V. Chauhan, Simon H. Williams, Thomas Briese, Komal Jain, Marc Foca, Danielle K. McBrian, Jennifer M. Bain, W. Ian Lipkin, Nischay Mishra

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Currently, there are over 1.9 million confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) globally with over 590,000 cases in the United States.1 The number of COVID-19-positive children in the United States is unknown. A report summarizing 72,314 COVID-19 cases from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention noted 416 COVID-19-positive children younger than 10.2 An observational study at Wuhan Children's Hospital noted 31 COVID-19-positive children younger than 1 year with the youngest confirmed case in a 1-day-old.3 Cases were largely characterized by upper respiratory tract infection or pneumonia, fever, cough, and pharyngeal erythema.3 Concomitant neurologic problems have been reported among COVID-19-positive adult patients.4

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1100-1102
Number of pages3
Issue number24
StatePublished - Jun 16 2020
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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