The Straits Times: Dr Ooi Pei Ling – No severe inflammatory symptoms in infected children in Singapore

A number of children in Europe and the United States have exhibited symptoms similar to those of Kawasaki disease, and Italian and British medical experts have been investigating a possible link between Covid-19 infection and clusters of severe inflammatory disease in infants showing high fever and swollen arteries.

The Straits Times spoke to Dr Ooi Pei Ling, Paediatrician at SBCC Baby & Child Clinic, with special interest in Rheumatology, about this phenomenon, and how it relates to cases in Singapore.

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