Since the beginning of April 2022, over 300 probably cases of acute hepatitis of unknown origin have been detected in children across Europe, Israel, Japan and the United States of America. The severity is such that ~17% of the infected children had undergone liver transplantation and one death has been reported.
In this Special Edition EASL Studio episode, we will discuss the aetiology and epidemiology for this outbreak as well as the impact of this worrying development.
- What makes these cases different?
- How are various countries handling the outbreak?
The recently published, “The recent outbreak of acute severe hepatitis in children of unknown origin – what is known so far”, will provide you with more information.
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