‘We thought we were going to lose him for sure’: 3-year-old Missouri boy suffers coronavirus-related stroke

Source: Independent

By Rachel Brodsky

‘If this had been anybody over the age of 40 or 60, they would have probably had a very different outcome,’ a pediatric neurologist said

A 3-year-old boy in Missouri has suffered a coronavirus-related stroke, according to his family.

Colt Parris had reportedly stopped eating and drinking last week, prompting his mother, Sara Parris, to take him to a local clinic to get tested for Covid-19. He tested negative at the time, though doctors still recommended that Colt be sent to the hospital.

Once he arrived at the University of Missouri Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Colt tested positive for coronavirus antibodies.

According to local reports, Colt soon lost the ability to move his right arm and right leg. His mother also observed that Colt’s speech was “off.”

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