COVID-19 vaccines linked to rare inflammatory syndrome in two Aussie adults

A hyperinflammatory state that can lead to multiorgan failure has been reported following both SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination, doctors say
Dr Jamma Li
Dr Jamma Li.

Patients who inexplicably become seriously unwell after a recent COVID-19 infection or vaccination may have a rare multisystem inflammatory syndrome, doctors warn. 

Immunologist Dr Jamma Li and colleagues, from the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, have reported on two of the first known cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS) in Australian adults, a condition initially only reported in children who had contracted COVID-19.