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Adenovirus the Leading Suspect in Child Hepatitis Investigation

Adenovirus remained the most likely underlying factor responsible for the outbreak of sudden onset hepatitis in children, UK public health experts have said. Investigations are still ongoing into whether a cofactor could cause a normal adenovirus to produce a more severe clinical presentation, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said […]

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Pediatric Hepatitis Cases May be Linked to Adenovirus, CDC Says

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a health alert regarding severe hepatitis in young children after several cases have been reported in Alabama. Public health officials in the United Kingdom are also investigating over 100 cases. While the source of the infections is unknown, “a possible association between pediatric hepatitis and adenovirus […]

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