The COVID-19 pandemic, which broke out about two years ago, continues to maintain its impact all over the world. Although the vaccination process has accelerated in many countries, there are millions of people who have not yet been vaccinated or who have been given a single dose of vaccine; This is COVID-19 causes us to witness its painful consequences over and over again.
In the USA, the country most affected by the epidemic, among those infected with the virus The increase in the rate of children is remarkable. Among these cases, there is one that reminds once again that COVID-19 does not only show simple symptoms, but can have very serious consequences.
The boy has been diagnosed with Enfesalitis, which causes swelling of the spinal cord and brain
An 8-year-old boy who caught COVID-19 in the USA faced an extremely rare condition. Avella Braun, who lives in Minnesota, is a rare autoimmune disease triggered by COVID-19 paralyzed. The unfortunate boy was diagnosed with a rare form of acute disseminated Encephalitis (ADEM), which causes swelling of the spinal cord and brain when the body’s immune system attacks itself.
Medical professionals first started making the connection between COVID-19 and ADEM in June. Underlining that the common symptoms of ADEM are fever, weakness, vomiting and headache, experts say that similar cases are not only in the USA. warns of its occurrence in other regions.