Everything you need to know about mysterious hepatitis in children

After spreading the news of mysterious cases of hepatitis among children, news reports said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Investigate 109 cases of acute hepatitis in children, including 5 deaths.

According to website reports, CNN The situation is shockingly dangerous, with more than 90 percent of children hospitalized and 14 percent needing a liver transplant, the CDC said.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it is following the development of the mysterious liver disease that has been seen in children in the United States, as well as several European countries.

Last month, it issued a warning asking doctors across the country to watch out for unusual cases of acute hepatitis in children.

called station CNBC In the US, children as young as five have been most affected by the disease to date, although cases have been found in children between one month and 16 years of age.

What Are the Symptoms of Mysterious Hepatitis?

  • Inflammation of the stomach and intestines
  • Diarrhea
  • nausea
  • jaundice
  • Yellowing of the skin and eyes

What Causes Liver Disease?

Doctors are not yet able to know the cause of this outbreak, although more than half of the patients were infected with adenoviruses, but the possible cause was not confirmed by the first case reported in the UK in January 2022 – a of the adenoviruses could be the cause in injury.

Were the closures the cause of the injury?

According to website reports cnbc“It’s possible that epidemiological restrictions severely limited early exposure, resulting in more severe immune responses in some. Therefore, perhaps, rather than generally mild cold-like symptoms such as fever and sore throat caused by adenoviruses, liver swelling, or predilection for this strain, this strain shows a preference for liver tissue, which can lead to more serious consequences such as liver damage.


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