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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The mysterious increase in hepatitis B in children in the UK and the US

The hepatitis B case of 6 young people seeking hepatitis B transplant in the United Kingdom has now appeared in Mayland, Europe and the United States.

The increase was confusing. It was first identified in BritainHealth officials have reported 74 cases of children since January.

The common viruses that cause contagious hepatitis do not appear in the cases, and scientists and doctors are considering other possible sources, including viruses and environmental conditions.

One question is whether a group of adenoviruses can cause the disease.

On Tuesday, the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention said further issues had been identified DenmarkIreland, of Netherlands And Spain.

Meanwhile, nine cases of acute hepatitis have been reported in children between the ages of one and six years. Alabama, In the US.

Six patients require liver transplantation

Graham Cook, professor of infectious diseases at Imperial College London, states: “Hepatitis B is very common in children after various viral infections, but now it is different.

Some cases in the UK require specialist care in a liver unit and at least six patients require a liver transplant.

In Britain, He urged parents to be careful. To the symptoms of the disease, in some cases it can lead to liver scarring or impaired liver function.

Jaundice (yellowing of the eyes and skin), dark urine, itchy skin, muscle and joint pain, loss of appetite and high fever are some of the symptoms of hepatitis.

Laboratory tests are being performed to determine the cause.

Officials in the UK have emphasized that it has nothing to do with COVID-19 jabs because none of the infected children have been vaccinated against cholera.

Laboratory tests are also being performed to determine if the cause is chemical or toxic.

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement that it had “increased the likelihood of an increase in the number of injuries and increased follow-up over the past month”.

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