Type 41 adenovirus may be the cause of mysterious hepatitis
UK and US health authorities believe that adenovirus (adenovirus) may be the cause of severe hepatitis in children in many countries recently.
According to Reuters, the European health authorities and the Health Organization world (WHO) announced that so far, about 190 cases have been recorded Hepatitis unexplained severity in children in at least 12 countries, most of which are in the UK.
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) announced on April 30 that it had identified 34 cases of hepatitis in children since the beginning of this week, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 145.
UKHSA thinks adenovirus may be the cause but is also investigating other factors such as Covid-19 or environment.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says all 9 patients in Alabama with the above-mentioned acute hepatitis were positive for adenovirus 41 and none of the children had a history of infection. Covid-19.
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