Medical Health Cluster


Severity and Incidence of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children During 3 SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic Waves in Israel

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a serious complication of SARS-CoV-2 infection.1 A previous study that described MIS-C cases in the first 3 waves of the COVID-19 pandemic found that the proportion of individuals with severe illness declined after the first wave.2 In Israel, the Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant started to spread […]

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COVID-19 Linked With Increased Incidence of Youth Diabetes

COVID-19 increases the risk of diabetes among children and adolescents, according to a recent study in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Although people with diabetes have a higher risk of developing severe COVID-19, growing evidence shows that COVID-19 may contribute to new-onset diabetes. Previous studies have found that on average, 14% of adults hospitalized […]

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