3-Year Old in Missouri Had Stroke after COVID-19 Diagnosis, Doctors Say

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  • Doctors in Missouri said a 3-year old boy experienced a stroke after he tested positive for COVID-19
  • The doctors described it as a rare neurological complication of the infection
  • The toddler, Colt Parris, was recovering Thursday at the University of Missouri's Women and Children's Hospital in Columbia, Missouri, after surgery to evacuate the brain clot
  • Doctors at the hospital said he is expected to make full recovery
  • Colt tested positive for COVID-19 and hours later lost the ability to move his right arm and leg, his mother, Sara Parris mentioned