Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS)

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MIS and COVID-19

CDC is investigating multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and adults, a rare but serious condition associated with COVID-19.

About MIS

What is MIS?

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS) can affect children (MIS-C) and adults (MIS-A). MIS is a rare but serious condition associated with COVID-19 in which different body parts become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal organs.

If you or someone in your household is showing any emergency warning signs, seek emergency medical care immediately.