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Youngest Cook County Ernesto Guzman Dies at 12 Due to Coronavirus

Coronavirus has been the bane on the World. Since its arrival in the month of December, it has ravaged the entire world. Claiming more than 250000 lives, it is slowly progressing towards the notorious landmark of becoming the most deadly epidemic after Spanish Flu.

In order to restrain the spread of the disease, countries have been in a lockdown situation. All economic activities have been put on hold. Private and Public offices are shut with massive downsizing expected in the following months. And the worst part is that no vaccine is having an efficient impact on the virus. Plasma Therapy, injecting Remdisivir and Hydroxichloroquinine is not having the desired effects.

News from Cook County

CBS 2 News reported that a 12-year-old boy named Ernesto Guzman has died contracting Coronavirus. This is the youngest victim in Cook County. Guzman had other comorbid conditions in his body which ultimately led to his death. He was suffering from a disease called Charcot Marie Tooth since the age of six. This disease leads to nerve disorders and also muscle weakness. It impacts the nerve cells in the body making them weaker. In addition to this Guzman also suffered from Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Asthma. He died after waging a battle against this virus.

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Other Syndromes Seen in Minors

Not that the Coronavirus was enough, other syndromes are also being seen in minors. At first, it was known that Corona only impacts the aged and old people. But now that particular maxim is proving to be incorrect. A rare unknown disease called Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (PMIS) is being seen in minors. Almost 100 minors have lost their lives in New York City after suffering from this.

What Did Ernesto’s Family Members Have to Say?

Ernesto’s uncle released the news to the media. He said that Ernesto was loved in the family. He also was a child who gave his family paramount importance. A well-behaved boy, he was the darling of his family. Ernesto’s parents were completely distraught after this incident. Thus they could not talk much when interviewed by the designated news channels.