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[Graphic News] Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C)

By Nam Kyung-don

Published : May 29, 2020 - 10:00

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Timeline of reported cases

Late April: An unidentified children’s illness reported in Europe

May 9: Illness claims three children in New York, US, and one in France

May 13: Casualty occurs in the UK; UK, France, US together confirm over 100 cases

May 23: Mystery children’s illness spreads to 13 countries (25 states in the US)

May 25: Korea launches disease surveillance systems

May 26: Korea sees two suspected cases of the rare pediatric condition, both in Seoul