Investigations continue into paediatric hepatitis in Europe

On May 13 the ECDC and WHO issued a joint surveillance bulletin on the 232 probable cases of hepatitis of unknown origin reported in the EU. An increase in cases was observed from early March (week 9) and most patients were aged under five years. In the UK, the last update published on May 12 stated that case numbers had risen to 176       - investigations continue into the cause. Read more

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