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6-month-old baby hospitalized with post-COVID symptoms

A coronavirus ward at Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem on September 23, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
A coronavirus ward at Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem on September 23, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

A 6-month-old baby is hospitalized in serious condition after testing positive for the coronavirus, according to Hebrew media reports.

The baby is hospitalized at the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer and attached to an ECMO machine, which provides cardiac and respiratory support. The baby reportedly is exhibiting symptoms similar to others who have recovered from the coronavirus, known as PIMS, or pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome, with a persistent fever and serious inflammation.

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