In Indonesia, doctors urge parents to be ‘alert’ as authorities review child hepatitis cases


Indonesia reports a possible 18 cases of severe hepatitis in children, seven of whom have died. The global outbreak has reached Malaysia and Singapore in Southeast Asia, where cases have begun to appear in recent weeks. Some children with confirmed cases of acute hepatitis have had to have liver transplants, while others have died. The cause of the current outbreak is still being investigated by the World Health Organisation. Photo: Shutterstock

Indonesia reports a possible 18 cases of severe hepatitis in children, seven of whom have died. The global outbreak has reached Malaysia and Singapore in Southeast Asia, where cases have begun to appear in recent weeks. Some children with confirmed cases of acute hepatitis have had to have liver transplants, while others have died. The cause of the current outbreak is still being investigated by the World Health Organisation. Photo: Shutterstock


Kaynak : https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/health-environment/article/3178489/indonesia-doctors-urge-parents-be-alert-authorities?utm_source=rss_feed

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