February 7, 2021
The Spike Protein of the SARS-COV-2 virus is almost certainly a Superantigen.
There have been several documented cases of recurrent Toxic Shock Syndrome.
Recurrent Nonmenstrual Toxic Shock Syndrome: Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Note that the two requirements for recurrent toxic shock are the persistence of the Superantigen and the absence of neutralizing antibodies. Also note, children present with MIS-C at precisely the time that neutralizing antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 may wane. 1-3 weeks.
This is almost certainly proof that SARS-CoV-2 is a persistent, neurotropic infection in some.
The MILLION DOLLAR QUESTION. What turns an asymptomatic infection into a life-threatening Toxic Shock Syndrome weeks later????
Sustained Positivity and Reinfection With SARS-CoV-2 in Children: Does Quarantine/Isolation Period Need Reconsideration in a Pediatric Population?
Toxic shock syndrome. Possible confusion with Kawasaki's disease