WHO: Severe acute hepatitis more than tripled| MENAFN.COM

Monday, 15 August 2022 04:45 GMT

WHO: Severe acute hepatitis more than tripled

(MENAFN) The figure of reported probable infections of severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children has more than tripled in 30 days, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

The figure of infection has increased to 920 in the globe, rising from 270 in the organization’s previous report in late May.

The actual figure may be even higher, in accord with the WHO.

The pandemic was initially found in early April after Britain recorded ten infections of mysterious hepatitis in previously healthy children aged under 10.

The organization also declared the outbreak have since been detected in 33 nations, with the majority coming from Britain and the US, 45 children needed liver transplants, and 18 have passed away.


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