Fresh Strawberries Linked to Hepatitis A Outbreak, F.D.A Says

Public health officials said they were investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A in the United States and Canada that is potentially linked to organic strawberries. American health officials said the…

CDC investigating more than 100 cases of hepatitis in children, including 5 deaths

Among them, 14% needed transplants, and five children have died. Nearly all the children — more than 90% — needed to be hospitalized. Dr. Jay Butler, the CDC’s deputy director…

Unexplained hepatitis in kids: Should parents worry?

The rise in these severe and mysterious cases has led the CDC to issue a health advisory to clinicians so that health care providers can be on the lookout and…

C.D.C. Is Investigating 109 Cases of Hepatitis in Children, Including 5 Deaths

The deaths of five children and what may be an unusual group of more than 100 hepatitis cases in young children in the United States are under investigation by the…

What Scientists Know About the Unusual Hepatitis Cases in Children

Where have the new cases been reported? In early April, Britain became the first country to notify the W.H.O. of a cluster of unexplained hepatitis cases in children. The cases…

Hepatitis cases in children might be linked to adenovirus, UK health officials report

Since the beginning of the year, at least 111 children have been identified in the UK with acute liver inflammation that does not appear to be caused by the group…

Child Hepatitis Cases Detected in Illinois, Canada, Japan

April 27, 2022 A growing number of severe child hepatitis cases have been detected in the United States and around the world. The cause of the cases is still uncertain.…

World Health Organization says 1 death, 17 liver transplants in multi-country outbreak of hepatitis in children

Among the cases of acute hepatitis, at least one child has died and 17 children have required liver transplants, the WHO said in a news release. “It is not yet…

C.D.C. Issues Alert Over Cluster of Hepatitis Cases in Children

A cluster of severe hepatitis cases in Alabama children prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a nationwide health alert on Thursday, urging doctors and health officials…