Chicago infant who tested positive for coronavirus in March confirmed to have died of virus-related pneumonia
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CHICAGO — Officials confirmed on Wednesday that the death of a 9-month-old in March was caused, in part, by COVID-19.Joseph Myles, the youngest known victim in Cook County of the virus so far, was pronounced dead on March 23 at Mercy Hospital in Chicago.The infant died of viral pneumonia due to coronavirus NL-63 and the COVID-19 infection, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.His passing, and the fact that he tested positive for the coronavirus, was announced at the then-daily news conferences about the pandemic, shocking and saddening city and state health officials, who cal...


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