CDC 71 new cases of mysterious pediatric hepatitis

Another 71 cases of the mysterious hepatitis are under investigation in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed on Wednesday. No other deaths have been reported in the past two weeks, but earlier the CDC revealed it was investigating five deaths in the outbreak – including one in Wisconsin. One more … Read more

Reviews | How to Think About Unexplained Cases of Severe Hepatitis in Children

Placeholder while loading article actions As if parents didn’t have enough to worry about – a global pandemic, a shortage of baby formula – there’s a mysterious new disease afflicting young children in the form of severe hepatitis. Here’s the bottom line: it’s no reason to panic, but it’s worth watching out for. Parents should … Read more

How to tell if your child has rare hepatitis that affects hundreds of children around the world

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Cases of hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver, in otherwise healthy children have recently been reported in more than 25 countries. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned medical professionals to look for signs of this mysterious hepatitis of unknown cause which mainly affects children … Read more

Severe hepatitis spike in children ‘linked’ to dogs, but here are the facts

The recent surge in cases of sudden and severe hepatitis in children around the world has been widely reported. Recently, several news outlets have highlighted a possible link between the cases and contact with pet dogs. However, the data suggesting this link is extremely weak – in fact, probably much weaker than most of the … Read more

Colorado has identified five cases of mysterious hepatitis in children

Colorado has reported its first cases of severe hepatitis of unknown cause in children, adding to a growing number of cases being investigated nationally by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment had reported five potential cases to the CDC as of Friday. All met the CDC’s … Read more

NC Officials Report State Has Detected NINE Pediatric Cases of Mysterious Hepatitis

North Carolina has doubled its total number of reported hepatitis cases, raising its total from four to nine cases, as mystery infections continue to pop up across the country. State health officials reported the updated numbers late Wednesday, WRAL reports. North Carolina was among the first states to report a case of the disease late … Read more

Child dies of mysterious hepatitis in Ireland as global death toll hits six

Thirteen other children in the UK have been struck down with mysterious hepatitis which has been spotted in more than 20 countries. There are now 176 cases of fatal liver disease in children under 10 in Britain, with the majority (128) in England. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said it was also investigating a … Read more

The CDC issues an alert to parents about the outbreak of hepatitis in children. Here’s what you need to know

Parents are being asked to watch for symptoms of hepatitis in their children as an unexplained outbreak of cases in children continues across the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a health alert on Tuesday aimed at educating parents about the symptoms. “Hearing about severe liver disease in children can … Read more

2 cases of pediatric hepatitis in Mass. are under investigation, according to the DPH

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is investigating two cases of pediatric hepatitis in the state, but both cases tested negative for adenovirus infection. The DPH said no further details were released to respect the privacy of pediatric patients. Last week, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was investigating more than … Read more

2 cases of pediatric hepatitis in Mass. are under investigation, according to the DPH

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is investigating two cases of pediatric hepatitis in the state, but both cases tested negative for adenovirus infection. The DPH said no further details were released to respect the privacy of pediatric patients. Last week, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was investigating more than … Read more