Vietnam has not recorded children with acute hepatitis of unknown cause
A representative of the Department of Preventive Medicine, the Ministry of Health said that he had grasped data related to acute hepatitis of unknown cause in young children from international organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). ) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Currently, the Department of Preventive Medicine is actively monitoring closely and taking quick response measures when there are imported cases. Up to now, Vietnam has not recorded any cases of acute hepatitis of unknown cause in children.
Previously, the WHO had warned about cases of children with hepatitis of unknown cause.
According to this organization, at least 1 child has died after an increase in the number of acute hepatitis of unknown cause in children. At least 169 cases of this disease have been recorded in 12 countries around the world.
Countries that have recorded cases of children with liver disease of unknown cause such as UK, USA, Spain, Israel, Denmark, Ireland, Netherlands, Italy, Norway, France, Romania, Belgium.
Notably, of the cases recorded in these countries, there are at least 114 cases in the UK.
According to the WHO, currently health authorities around the world are stepping up research into cases of acute hepatitis of unknown etiology in young children.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), several children in Alabama with hepatitis of unknown cause have tested positive for a common pathogen known as Adenovirus 41. .
Adenovirus 41 is known to cause gastroenteritis in children, but it is less likely to cause hepatitis in otherwise healthy children.
The US CDC recommends that children need to be vaccinated again, parents and carers need to apply preventive measures for children such as keeping hands clean, avoiding contact with sick people, covering coughs and sneezes. , avoid contact with eyes, nose, mouth.
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