Just a week - and a healthy child was dying: the story of a 2-year-old girl who fell ill with new hepatitis

Hepatitis of unknown origin is spreading throughout the United States of America and around the world. It affects children, and no one can find the cause of its occurrence. In the US, five children have already died, and 15 required a liver transplant. Around the world, including the US, there are...

Childhood Hepatitis of Unknown Origin: CDC Issues Emergency Parent Alert in US

Parents are being asked to monitor their children for hepatitis symptoms as an unexplained outbreak continues in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an alert to educate parents about the symptoms. What do they need to know about...

More than 100 cases of hepatitis of unknown origin among children in the USA: 5 of them died

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it is investigating 109 cases of severe and unexplained hepatitis in children in 25 states that may be linked to the worldwide outbreak. More about this told the publication CNN. Among infected children...

Children in the US and Europe are suffering from hepatitis of unknown origin: WHO is alarmed

On April 15, 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported an outbreak of acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children. New cases of acute hepatitis of unknown etiology continue to be reported in young children. WHO spoke about the symptoms and possible pathogens of the disease. Basic…

In Washington, a man was transplanted a heart of a donor with hepatitis C

Kerry Hayes, a resident of Anacorts, Washington, became the first person to receive a heart transplant from a hepatitis C donor and subsequently cured of the disease. It is reported that the 49-year-old American was born with a heart defect, due to which at the age of 28 he needed ...

Nearly 4 Thousands of Patients at the New Jersey Surgical Center Could Become HIV and Hepatitis

The New Jersey Department of Health said more than 3000 patients at HealthPlus Surgical Center in Saddle Brook may have acquired HIV, hepatitis B or C. Officials say patients who received procedures at HealthPlus Surgical Center in Saddle Brook between January 2018 ...

A nurse could infect 2600 patients with hepatitis C

Two patients contracted hepatitis C from a nurse at a hospital in Washington, and about 2600 others may have been infected. An unidentified nurse administered antihistamines and sedatives as part of her work in the emergency department of MultiCare Good Hospital ...

Patients from a doctor in New York are asked to urgently be tested for HIV and hepatitis.

New York State Department of Health officials are asking patients at Westchester County clinics - Tomorrow Medicine in White Plains and Mount Kisco - to be tested for HIV, hepatitis B and C, writes NBC New York. Health officials recommend getting tested for anyone who has ...

Repatriates from the CIS bring Hepatitis C to Israel

According to the data announced at the meeting of the Knesset Commission on Aliyah and Absorption, repatriates from the CIS and Eastern Europe are the main Israeli risk group for the presence of hepatitis C (C) virus in the blood. According to officials of the Ministry of Health, Israel is waiting for a surge in diseases ...

WHO: hepatitis can be eradicated

Viral hepatitis, which kills about one and a half million people every year, can be eradicated, according to the World Health Organization. In a statement to mark World Hepatitis Day on 28 July, WHO says the key to tackling one of the world's most ...

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