Acute hepatitis i: Latin America does not record cases of acute hepatitis in children | 06:00 Today by Today

Behind global alert because of the increase in cases of infection childhood acute hepatitis in at least 20 countries worldwide, Germán Camacho, Vice President Colombian Infectological Associationconvinced on Radio Caracol 6AM that this disease It has not yet reached Latin America.

The pediatrician said that childhood acute hepatitis This is a virus that has been circulating for decades, but now it has greater frequency and speed, which is why case of contagionespecially in children under the age of one month to 16 years.

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According to Camacho, the increase in cases of transmission is due to the fact that children during confinement are pandemicthey don’t get the virus and when they come back to the real world they don’t have antibody that occurs with routine exposure, or because there is a new mutation that has pathogen more vicious.

The World Health Organization confirms the presence in the world of a acute hepatitis origin unknown, which has been reported 228 patientsso far more than 20 countries from the United States and Europe, especially in the UK, which have 114 confirmed cases.

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