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Hepatitis in children: symptoms, possible causes and treatment

There is currently a rise in cases of hepatitis in children, particularly those under five years, nurses can offer care and support to children and families

There is currently a rise in cases of hepatitis in children, particularly those under five years, nurses can offer care and support to children and families

What is known about the current rise in cases of hepatitis in children?

There has been a rise in cases of sudden onset hepatitis in children since January.

According to an update on a technical briefing from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) in April, there have been 145 cases of acute non-A-E hepatitis identified in children aged under 16, as

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