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Baelyn Schwab is pictured in hospital while awaiting a liver transplant last month after the two year-old became one of around 110 American children to come down with hepatitis

PICTURED: South Dakota girl, 2, who had to have liver transplant after contracting hepatitis

A toddler had to have a liver transplant after being struck down by the mysterious wave of hepatitis that has infected at least 110 American children and killed five. Two year-old Baelyn Schwab, from Aberdeen in South Dakota, initially fell ill on April 22 with hives, and ended up having a transplant just a fortnight …

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'This is not my kid': Mysterious hepatitis wreaked havoc in healthy child with shocking speed

‘This is not my kid’: Mysterious hepatitis wreaked havoc in healthy child with shocking speed

“Her eyes didn’t look like they were attached to her head anymore,” her mom, Kelsea Schwab, told CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta. “They were just rolling all over. “She would still ask for bananas and ask for juice and ask for snuggles, kind of like she’s still there, but not really,” she said. …

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NC officials report that the state has detected NINE pediatric cases of mysterious hepatitis

NC officials report that the state has detected NINE pediatric cases of mysterious hepatitis

North Carolina has doubled its reported total of hepatitis cases, increasing its total from four to nine cases, as the mysterious infections continue to pop up around the country. State health officials reported the updated figures on Wednesday night, WRAL reports. North Carolina was among the first states to report a case of the disease …

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Explaining COVID-19 Vaccine-Induced Autoimmunity, Hepatitis, and Healing

With more and more reports of adverse reactions caused by the COVID-19 vaccines, the medical community is becoming increasingly aware of vaccine-induced autoimmune diseases. 2 Doses of Pfizer Vaccine Resulted in Developing Hepatitis Twice A study on vaccines and autoimmune hepatitis published on April 21, 2022, in the Journal of Hepatology, an authoritative medical journal, …

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Child dies of mysterious hepatitis in Ireland as global death toll hits six

Child dies of mysterious hepatitis in Ireland as global death toll hits six

Child dies of mysterious hepatitis in Ireland as global death toll hits nine – with scientists no closer to cracking puzzle of what causes it One child has died and another needed transplant after suffering liver disease Ages not revealed but Ireland said all six of its cases been under age of twelve  Nearly 350 …

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The above map shows the 25 states that have confirmed or suspected hepatitis cases according to the CDC. Hawaii today became the 25th state to reveal it is probing a suspected case of the illness (yellow), with Puerto Rico also having reported at least one case

Hawaii reports mysterious hepatitis in child under 10 years old

Hawaii has become the 25th state to begin probing a case of mysterious hepatitis in a child less than ten years old — after five deaths and more than 100 cases were reported across America. The state’s Department of Health said the child was hospitalized with abdominal pain and fever on Maui, its second largest island, …

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What parents should know about the increase in unexplained hepatitis cases in children | CNN

What parents should know about the increase in unexplained hepatitis cases in children | CNN

CNN  —  The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating cases of unexplained hepatitis in children. As many as 109 cases are under investigation. On Friday, the CDC reported that these cases have affected children in 25 states and territories. Nearly all the children needed to be hospitalized; five children have died, the …

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