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Severe Acute Hepatitis of Unknown Origin in Children

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2022 hepatitis of unknown origin in children - Wikipedia 

Isabella Eckerle - tweet / Unknown #Hepatitis in #children: From my point of view as a clinical virologist, there are many aspects that speak against #Adenovirus, with important implications for treatment. Why? Viral loads in the cases reported to be low. Normally viruses causing hepatitis are massively  ...       Isabella Eckerle, Prof at Geneva Centre for Emerging Viral Diseases - Virologist, MD, DTM&H   Twitter feed

Farid Jalali - Twitter thread on hepatitis or unknown origin in children


Investigating acute hepatitis of unknown origin in Children - American Society for Microbiology - 26 May 2022

Hepatitis of Unknown Etiology. Rounding Up the Usual (And Unusual) Suspects - IDSE Infectious Disease Special Edition - 26 May 2022

Adenovirus Or Covid-19: What Is Behind The Outbreak In Child Hepatitis Cases? - Forbes - 19 May 2022

COVID-19 could be the cause of mysterious hepatitis cases in kids - Global News - 19 May 2022

CDC now investigating 180 cases of kids with acute hepatitis of unknown cause - CNBC - 18 May 2022

Hepatitis cases in children continue to grow globally as health experts search for answers - ABC News - 17 May 2022

Acute hepatitis in children of unknown cause may be associated with the super antigen of the Coronavirus: study - Global Times - 16 May 2022
...Severe acute hepatitis in children: investigate SARS-CoV-2 superantigens - Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology - 14 May 2022

Puzzling pediatric hepatitis cases echo an earlier mysterious illness - STAT - 16 May 2022

Why COVID is a key suspect in severe hepatitis cases in kids worldwide - CBC - 14 May 2022

At least 450 children across 20 countries now suffering from acute hepatitis - World Socialist Web site - 13 May 2022

Child with acute hepatitis dies in Ireland - BBC - 12 May 2022

WHO Studies Whether COVID-19 Has Role in Child Hepatitis Mystery [348 probable cases] - VOA News - 10 May 2022

348 probable cases of acute hepatitis in children reported globally: WHO - Global News - 10 May 2022

Sweden reports nine suspect cases of hepatitis with unknown cause in children - Outbreak News Today - 10 May 2022

A Hepatitis Mystery - Science - 10 May 2022

CDC investigating 109 unusual hepatitis cases in kids in outbreak - STAT - 6 May 2022

Hepatitis detected in nearly 300 children worldwide - BBC - 5 May 2022

With usual suspects ruled out, disease detectives try to crack mystery of viral hepatitis cases in kids - STAT - 4 May 2022

The Danger of Hepatitis "Mysterious" in Children, Beware Of These Symptoms [Indonesia] - CNBC Indonesia - 3 May 2022

Pediatric Hepatitis Cases May Be Linked to Adenovirus, No Connection to COVID-19 Vaccination - FactCheck - 2 May 2022

CDC: Adenovirus should be considered in diagnosis of acute hepatitis in children - Healio Gastroenterology - 2 May 2022

NY among 10 states reporting mystery childhood hepatitis cases - News.com.au - 2 May 2022

Hepatitis cases of unknown origin raise concerns - Hospital and Healthcare - 2 May 2022

United Kingdom: Dozens more children with sudden onset hepatitis identified - Outbreak News Today - 1 May 2022

US CDC casts doubt on Covid-19 as potential cause of hepatitis in kids - Straits Times - 29 April 2022

Hepatitis outbreak in children: explainer on adenovirus type 41, the possible culprit - The Conversation - 28 April 2022

Canada detects severe hepatitis of ‘unknown origin’ cases in kids. What is it? - Global News - 27 April 2022

Japan reports acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children case, 1st in Asia - Outbreak News Today - 27 April 2022

Novel hepatitis of unknown origin in children: 10% have needed liver transplantation - Univadis - 27 April 2022

Global mystery hepatitis outbreak spreads to Asia and Canada. Japan reports child with acute liver disease of unknown origin, and Canada investigating similar cases, with nearly 200 now recorded worldwide - Guardian - 27 April 2022

Severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children - InfoHep - 25 April 2022

Social media posts twist facts about hepatitis outbreak in kids, Johnson & Johnson vaccines - Politifact - 26 April 2022