Category: adenovirus

  • 5 things to know about pediatric hepatitis and recent unexplained cases

    A number of unexplained pediatric hepatitis cases have recently sprung up around the world, stumping health experts and authorities. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported last week that 109 cases have been detected in the U.S. The CDC also confirmed five deaths and 14 percent of the patients having received liver transplants. […]

  • CDC issues health advisory on children with hepatitis

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health alert regarding a cluster of children in Alabama found to have hepatitis and adenovirus infections, with the cause of their conditions currently unknown. According to the CDC’s health advisory, all of the children found to have hepatitis were healthy beforehand and none of […]