2 more kids with mystery acute hepatitis in Singapore found after medical review

31/5/2022 6:29:00 PM

2 more kids with acute hepatitis in Singapore found after medical review

Acute Hepatitis, Children

2 more kids with acute hepatitis in Singapore found after medical review

Two retrospective cases of a three-year-old and an eight-year-old who developed acute hepatitis of unknown causes last year have been identified in Singapore.

·3-min readAs of 26 May, 650 probable cases of acute hepatitis of unknown causes in children from 33 countries – the majority of which are in the UK and US – have been reported to WHO. (Getty Images file photo)SINGAPORE — Two retrospective cases of a three-year-old and an eight-year-old who developed acute hepatitis of unknown causes in October and November last year, respectively, have been identified in Singapore, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday (31 May).

This brings the total number of such cases in the city-state to three, includinga 10-month-old male infant who was announced on 30 April to have the infection. All three cases tested negative for hepatitis type A, B, C, and E viruses – the common viruses that cause hepatitis.

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(Getty Images file photo) SINGAPORE — Two retrospective cases of a three-year-old and an eight-year-old who developed acute hepatitis of unknown causes in October and November last year, respectively, have been identified in Singapore, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday (31 May). This brings the total number of such cases in the city-state to three, including a 10-month-old male infant who was announced on 30 April to have the infection . The annual event, which is back after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is organised by SPH Media Trust's Chinese Media Group. All three cases tested negative for hepatitis type A, B, C, and E viruses – the common viruses that cause hepatitis. When the debris was cleared, the drivers returned to the track and with 300,000 spectators on their feet for a breath-taking two-lap winner-takes-all sprint, the 31-year-old Swede held off hard-charging Mexican Pato O'Ward to put his car on Victory Lane. The two older cases were discovered after the completion of a lookback investigation, in which MOH asked all local hospitals with paediatric services to review their patient records for those who have a similar presentation to the cases reported by the World Health Organization (WHO). About 15 book retailers and publishers are participating in the event. Both cases did not have a history of COVID-19 infection prior to their acute hepatitis, and continue to undergo regular follow-ups, said MOH. Some residents greeted the news with disbelief, reflecting on how what was originally supposed to be a lockdown lasting five days that became a much longer than anticipated ordeal.

The other case, the 10-month-old infant, has been discharged and is currently well. This will be followed by a xinyao (locally composed Mandarin songs) mini-concert at the Bras Basah Complex central atrium from 3pm." Ericsson, a former-Formula One driver, becomes the second Swede to win the Indy 500 after Kenny Brack in 1999. He was previously infected with COVID-19 last year, but MOH stressed then that"there is no evidence at this time" that the acute hepatitis was related to the novel coronavirus. While the cause of hepatitis in all three cases has not been identified, it may not mean that these cases are linked to the pandemic, according to MOH. The event on June 6, from 4. Health authorities around the world are probing a mysterious increase in severe cases of hepatitis, or inflammation of the liver, in young children that have caused at least nine deaths. As of 26 May, . Aphasia usually occurs after a patient suffers from a stroke and it affects one's ability to communicate. People will still be required to wear masks and are discouraged from gathering and encouraged to get vaccinated.