Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS)
MIS and COVID-19
CDC is investigating multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and adults, a rare but serious condition associated with COVID-19.
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.
What we know, what we don’t know, what CDC is doing about MIS-A, and how to protect yourself.
CDC has developed a new MIS-A case definition for healthcare providers.
What we know, what to do if you think your child is sick with MIS-C, and how doctors will care for your child.
Case definition, clinical presentation, case report form, and more resources for healthcare providers.
CDC has been tracking reports of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).