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Hepatitis Cases in Kids Have Scientists Hunting for Answers

Hepatitis Cases in Kids Have Scientists Hunting for Answers

In January 2022, doctors in Scotland noticed a worrying trend: a scattering of cases of severe hepatitis in kids between 1 and 5 years old. The children were presenting with gastrointestinal symptoms—abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting—followed by the onset of jaundice. To see such acute hepatitis (a broad term that essentially describes inflammation of the liver) …

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UNDERSTAND IT ALL – Why are the cases of acute hepatitis detected in children worrying scientists?

More than 169 cases of acute hepatitis have been detected over the past few weeks in around ten European countries. Experts wonder about this inflammation of the liver, the origin of which remains unknown. The phenomenon is spreading and worrying. More than 169 cases of acute hepatitis affecting children have been detected across ten European …

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