NC officials report that the state has detected NINE pediatric cases of mysterious hepatitis

North Carolina has doubled its reported total of hepatitis cases, increasing its total from four to nine cases, as the mysterious infections continue to pop up around the country. State health officials reported the updated figures on Wednesday night, WRAL reports. North Carolina was among the first states to report a case of the disease … Read more

Hawaii reports mysterious hepatitis in child under 10 years old

Hawaii has become the 25th state to begin probing a case of mysterious hepatitis in a child less than ten years old — after five deaths and more than 100 cases were reported across America. The state’s Department of Health said the child was hospitalized with abdominal pain and fever on Maui, its second largest … Read more

Now Ohio reports seven hepatitis cases in child as young as

Seven more cases of hepatitis have been detected in Ohio with one child left needing a liver transplant, doctors have said — as the US tally rose to 40 including one death in Wisconsin. The children were all aged between 18 months and 10 years old, and were treated for the disease at Cincinnati Children’s … Read more

South Dakota becomes twelfth US state to probe hepatitis case

South Dakota is now probing a case of child hepatitis, becoming the twelfth state to report the disease—after a child in Wisconsin died from the condition. Health chiefs in the state said the patient was less than 10 years old and lived in Brown County, on the North Dakota border. It takes the US total … Read more

Three children die from hepatitis in Indonesia bringing global death toll to four amid outbreak

Three children in Indonesia have died from a mysterious hepatitis which, if confirmed, would bring the global death toll to at least four. The country’s health ministry said the victims died from ‘suspected acute hepatitis’ last month and were all located in the capital of Jakarta. Their symptoms included nausea, vomiting, heavy diarrhea, fever, jaundice, … Read more