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Kapiolani Medical Center participating in national study on long COVID in kids

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Dr. Jessica Kosut, division director for pediatric hospitalists at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, is leading a federally funded study on the effects of long COVID on children and whether it is preventable. Kosut recently demonstrated a consultation with 12-year-old Keely Tamayose, who is enrolled in the RECOVER study.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Dr. Jessica Kosut, division director for pediatric hospitalists at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, is leading a federally funded study on the effects of long COVID on children and whether it is preventable. Kosut recently demonstrated a consultation with 12-year-old Keely Tamayose, who is enrolled in the RECOVER study.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Dr. Jessica Kosut and her 15-year-old twin sons, who had mild cases of COVID-19, are participating in the RECOVER study. Kosut chatted with study participant Keely Tamayose Sept. 2 at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Dr. Jessica Kosut and her 15-year-old twin sons, who had mild cases of COVID-19, are participating in the RECOVER study. Kosut chatted with study participant Keely Tamayose Sept. 2 at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.

While doctors say the symptoms for children with “long COVID” seem similar to adults, the degree of brain fog, fatigue, difficulty sleeping and headaches can vary widely from child to child. Read more

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