Recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)The importance of focusing on pediatric vaccines is important for parents and caregivers to take preventive measures such as hand hygiene, avoiding the sick, closing the cough and sneeze, and avoiding touching the eyes, nose, or mouth to prevent hepatitis infection. To the Medical Express website.
A study by the U.S. Health Agency found that 9 young children in Alabama were diagnosed with the mysterious hepatitis B, a common disease known as adenovirus 41.Adenovirus41“
According to a new study by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control, in one of 170 cases in 11 countries in recent weeks, children between the ages of one and six and all are in good health, the site added. Although investigations into hepatitis continue, prevention particularly refers to the group in Alabama.
“At the moment, we believe that adenovirus may be the cause of these cases, but other possible environmental and environmental factors are under investigation,” the CDC said in a statement..
The agency added that it is known as adenovirus Adenovirus41 It causes gastroenteritis in children, but “the cause of hepatitis in healthy children is generally unknown.”“However, the investigation ruled out other common manifestations, including the corona and hepatitis viruses A And B And C (Common causes of hepatitis in the United States) Autoimmune hepatitis and Wilson’s disease.
Nine Alabama cases occurred between October 2021 and February 2022, 3 of them with severe liver failure, two of which required liver transplant surgery. .
“All patients have recovered or are recovering, including those who have had transplant surgery,” the newspaper said“6 of them were diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus infection.
Before entering the hospital, most of the children were suffering from vomiting and diarrhea and some of them were suffering from upper respiratory symptoms..
Last week, the CDC released (CDC) Health alert to notify physicians and public health officials looking for similar cases.
Wisconsin is investigating four cases Inflammation of the leverOne requires liver transplant surgery and the other death, including two children with serious consequences, and cases have been reported in Illinois and elsewhere..
CDC recommends (CDC) Keep children vaccinated and parents and caregivers take preventive measures such as hand hygiene, avoiding the sick, covering up coughs and sneezes and avoiding touching the eyes, nose or mouth. Personal contact, breathing drops and surfaces. There are more than 50 types of adenovirus, most commonly the common cold, but many diseases.