|New York is now investigating at least 102 cases of a rare illness striking children, and thought to be linked to COVID-19. Three children have died in the state.
|Cases of pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome (PMIS) have now been reported in at least 14 states from coast to coast.
|The CDC is preparing to issue a nationwide alert to help track the illness, a spokesman said on Tuesday.
|Doctors say PMIS is likely a delayed inflammatory response to the coronavirus, often appearing weeks after a child is infected.
|New York City, which has confirmed at least 82 cases, plans to launch an advertising campaign alerting parents what to watch out for.
|Symptoms include prolonged fever, rash, abdominal pain, and the inflammation can attack organs like the heart or kidneys.
|Tonight, Kristen Dahlgren interviews a 14-year-old girl in Oregon who survived after she was rushed to the hospital with cardiac failure, and was later diagnosed with PMIS.