• A Mysterious Hepatitis Outbreak Among Children Is Baffling Doctors

    17 days ago - By Time

    Since last autumn, doctors at the Children's Hospital of Alabama have been wrestling with a mystery. From October 2021 through February of this year, nine children-the youngest 20 months old and the oldest 5 years and 9 months-were rushed to the hospital with concerning symptoms, all of which turned out to be due to unexplained cases of acute hepatitis, also known as liver inflammation.
    As the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported , all of the patients tested negative for the hepatitis A, B, and C viruses, and also tested negative for COVID-19. They did test...
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