The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has announced that it has been confirmed that seven new people were hospitalized with similar symptoms in Japan for acute hepatitis of unknown cause, which has been reported one after another mainly in young children in Europe and the United States.

According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, seven children under the age of 16 were diagnosed with acute hepatitis of unknown cause and were hospitalized in Japan, according to a new report from the local government.



Since last month, a total of 31 children have been reported as suspected of having acute hepatitis of unknown cause in the country.



It is said that there were no cases of liver transplantation, but the detailed medical condition, place of residence, age, etc. were not disclosed.



According to the ECDC = Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 19th of this month, a total of 614 patients with unexplained acute hepatitis were reported in 31 countries including the United Kingdom and the United States, and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare continued to inform local governments. , I am asking you to report any patients with similar symptoms.

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