On Monday the 13th, the Ministry of Health reported another possible case fulminant hepatitis of unknown origin in children It was recorded in the country, this time in Rio de Janeiro. On May 31, the folder announced that a file The first possible case of the disease It was registered in Mato Grosso do Sul. According to Libra, with data as of Sunday, 12, 88 cases are under investigation and 46 have been ignored. The disease, which has been investigated in European countries and the United States, may be related to adenovirus subtype 41, but the cause has not yet been discovered.
still there Two suspected cases of the diseaseincluding two in the state of São Paulo and One in Minas Gerais, reported last Tuesday, 7.
Also, according to the file, the Strategic Information Centers on Health Surveillance (Cievs) and the National Hospital Surveillance Network (Renaveh) monitor changes in the epidemiological file and detect suspected cases of the disease. The evidence on file is that any suspicion should be reported immediately by health professionals.
To analyze the cases, the ministry has set up an operating room with the participation of experts from the ministry and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
The first reports of fulminant hepatitis in children were made in European countries and were mainly concentrated in the United Kingdom. According to the balance issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 29, The disease has killed nine children and 650 probable cases have been recorded worldwide.. According to the entity, 33 countries have recorded the mysterious disease and 38 children need a liver transplant. In the April 25 survey, the World Health Organization discovered 17 episodes that required the operation.
entity Investigating the relationship of cases with adenovirusWhich causes diseases of the digestive system and respiratory system. There is a suspicion that subtype 41, which causes gastroenteritis (inflammation of the digestive system), is the cause of the disease, but investigations into the link between this infection and Covid-19 have been intensified.
Hepatitis is Inflammation of the liver In most seizures, it is caused by a virus, but it can be related to the use of toxic substances, including medications, alcohol consumption, genetic diseases, and autoimmune disorders. The main symptoms are jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), diarrhea, abdominal pain and vomiting. In affected children, laboratory tests excluded types A, B, C, E, and D (when applicable).
“Friendly zombie guru. Avid pop culture scholar. Freelance travel geek. Wannabe troublemaker. Coffee specialist.”