TOKYO/NEW YORK — One of the top priorities in the fight against the coronavirus is to understand how, exactly, the pathogen attacks and kills.
The virus enters through the respiratory system. But it has also been found to cause complications in other parts of the body, such as the heart and kidneys, after it makes its way through the blood stream.
Earlier this month, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm about another possible risk from the coronavirus — an inflammatory syndrome that entails similar symptoms to Kawasaki disease.
Is the new syndrome actually Kawasaki disease? Is there a