Teen Is First Known Angelman Patient With COVID-19, per Report

Teen Is First Known Angelman Patient With COVID-19, per Report

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Teen Is First Known Angelman Patient With COVID-19, per Report

Researchers have reported the case of a teenager with Angelman syndrome (AS) in Brazil who developed severe COVID-19 but recovered after nearly three weeks in intensive care. This is the first published report of COVID-19 in a person with Angelman, according to the investigators. While it is impossible to draw broad conclusions from a single case, the team speculated that people with Angelman may be at increased risk of severe COVID-19 if they become infected…

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