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Doctors Believe They
Have Found Cause
of Child Hepatitis Surge
Jul 25, 2022 2:03 PM CDT
Doctors Believe They Have Found Cause of Child Hepatitis Surge
End of lockdowns left children with low immunity exposed to unusual mix of viruses
- Scientists believe they have found the cause of a recent surge in hepatitis cases in children—and while they say there's no known connection to COVID infections of vaccines, there is a link to the pandemic. Two teams of British researchers determined that the rise in hepatitis was caused...
Organic Strawberries Implicated
in Hepatitis A Outbreak
May 30, 2022 12:23 AM CDT
Organic Strawberries Implicated in Hepatitis A Outbreak
Multi-state outbreak is being investigated in US and Canada
- An outbreak of hepatitis A in the US and Canada has been potentially connected to organic strawberries. The FDA, the CDC, and two Canadian agencies are investigating two brands, FreshKampo and HEB, which were sold at stores across the US including Aldi, HEB, Kroger, Safeway, Sprouts Farmers Market, Trader Joe'...
May 6, 2022 5:05 PM CDT
Hepatitis Jump Among Children Concerns CDC
Infection is the leading suspect, but agency says it's 'casting a wide net'
- The startling rise in unexplained hepatitis cases in children officially has the interest of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The agency announced Friday that it's investigating 109 cases in 24 states and Puerto Rico, including five deaths, for which the cause is unknown. The CDC had issued...
of Hepatitis in Kids
Spread in US
May 2, 2022 12:23 AM CDT
Mysterious Cases of Hepatitis in Kids Spread in US
Including one potentially fatal case
- The mysterious liver ailment affecting kids in more than a dozen countries has now been seen in children in multiple US states, and for the first time, a US child may have died of the illness. Alabama, Illinois, and North Carolina were the first states to report cases,
First Death Reported
in Kids' Liver Ailment
Apr 25, 2022 10:45 AM CDT
First Death Reported in Kids' Liver Ailment
Health agencies in US and Europe investigate 'acute hepatitis of unknown origin'
A mysterious liver disease affecting children in the US and Europe has claimed its first life. The World Health Organization didn't specify where the death occurred. It said it has received 169 reports of "acute hepatitis of unknown origin" from a dozen countries, with most of the...
Jun 3, 2021 12:16 PM CDT
Bottled Water Entrepreneurs Must Destroy Their Product
Real Water brand linked to hepatitis cases
- The owners of a bottled water company in Nevada are barred from producing any food or beverage without first notifying the FDA after one person who drank the water died. The Southern Nevada Health District has identified 16 probable cases of acute non-viral hepatitis tied to consumption of the bottled...
FDA: Stay Away From
This Bottled Water Brand
Mar 20, 2021 12:40 PM CDT
FDA: Stay Away From This Bottled Water Brand
Real Water is the common link in liver failure cases
- Health officials are telling people to steer clear of Real Water, a brand of alkaline water, after several children who drank it were hospitalized with liver failure, Live Science reports. In a statement , health officials in Las Vegas said they are working with their federal and state counterparts to “...
After Bloody 'Vampire' Facial,
a Frightening Diagnosis
May 1, 2019 7:23 AM CDT
After Bloody 'Vampire' Facial, a Frightening Diagnosis
Health officials: 2 customers of NM day spa are HIV-positive after 'injection-related procedures'
- In September, a day spa in Albuquerque, NM, suddenly shuttered , along with an explainer from state health officials that they'd identified practices at the spa "that could potentially spread blood-borne infections." Now, the New Mexico Department of Health says two former customers of VIP Spa who received...
Jumps to Human for
Second Known Time
Nov 22, 2018 2:40 PM CST
Rat Disease Jumps to Human for Second Known Time
Hong Kong woman had rat hepatitis
- Health officials are closely watching developments in Hong Kong, where the second known case of rat hepatitis jumping to humans has been recorded. Researchers first identified a case of rat hepatitis E in a 56-year-old man last month. The second case involves a woman who lived about a mile away...
Hundreds Infected in Deadly
Hepatitis Outbreak in California
Sep 14, 2017 1:33 AM CDT
Hundreds Infected in Deadly Hepatitis Outbreak in California
16 people have died
- Declared a public health emergency on Sept. 1, a hepatitis A outbreak in California is only getting worse, the
Los Angeles Times
reports. There have been 421 confirmed cases of hepatitis A in San Diego County, and 292 people have been hospitalized. Sixteen people have died. The county has vaccinated...
He Drank 4 or 5 Energy Drinks
Daily. Then He Turned Yellow
Nov 2, 2016 11:14 AM CDT
He Drank 4 or 5 Energy Drinks Daily. Then He Turned Yellow
Too much niacin caused acute hepatitis: doctors
- For three weeks, a construction worker drank four or five energy drinks per day to help keep up with his intense workload. Then his body went haywire. In a bizarre case Florida doctors describe in the
British Medical Journal
, the 50-year-old man started gulping down energy drinks on the job...
Green Tea to
Sep 25, 2015 6:36 PM CDT
Teen Drinks Green Tea to Lose Weight, Gets Hepatitis
'I will never buy any online tea again'
- A 16-year-old girl in England decided she was going to lose weight by drinking green tea, so she ordered two boxes online, the
reports. Most of the ingredients were written in Chinese, but the girl spent the next three months drinking three cups a day. According to ABC News...
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