Q&A: ‘The search for answers continues,’ expert says about hepatitis outbreak in children

Q&A: ‘The search for answers continues,’ expert says about hepatitis outbreak in children

As the WHO continues its investigation into an outbreak of severe, acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children aged 1 month to 16 years, more questions than answers remain.Healio spoke with John W. Ward, MD, director of the Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination, a program launched in 2019 by the Task Force for Global Health, about the outbreak and emerging data on adenovirus, which has been cited as a potential cause.Healio: What do hepatologists need to be aware of and what symptoms should parents and physicians be looking out for?Ward: This cluster of cases has been reported fromRead More