The state is trying to determine whether the novel coronavirus indeed poses a threat to children that hadn’t previously been recognized, and is working with federal officials on how to explain what other states’ hospitals should be looking for, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. “We were laboring under the impression young people were not affected by Covid-19. … We’re not so sure that that is the fact anymore,” Cuomo told reporters Saturday. State officials had warned earlier this week that dozens of children in the state had been hospitalized with a condition doctors described as “pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome,” and that it could be linked to Covid-19. The children had fever and symptoms similar to toxic shock syndrome and Kawasaki disease, the state

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