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What is Coronavirus/COVID-19?

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COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Symptoms can range from mild (or even no symptoms) to severe. Adults and older people with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and chronic respiratory disease are more likely to develop serious illness, while children tend to develop milder illness. Researchers are learning more and more about how to prevent and treat COVID-19 every day.


Dr. Vanessa Sukra encourages all eligible patients and their families to do their part to protect themselves and other by receiving the COVID vaccine.

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 FAQ

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How can I protect my family from the new coronavirus?
How do I avoid making others sick?
Is there a cure for COVID-19?
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SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing

Should children get SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing?

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C)

What is Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome?
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What should I do if my child has symptoms of COVID-19?
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Boston Children’s Hospital is leading a study to learn more about how COVID-19 affects children.