April 22, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • The CDC issued an alert about a mysterious cluster of hepatitis cases in young children amid an investigation with the Alabama Department of Public Health. The state reported that nine previously healthy kids ages 1 to 6 ended up in the hospital with liver injuries, two of whom needed liver transplants. Other cases were reported in North Carolina and parts of Europe. The CDC is requesting providers to monitor for similar symptoms and report possible cases. (Articles here, here, here, here, and here)