CDC investigating more than 100 cases of unexplained hepatitis in children, including 5 deaths


Among them, 14% needed transplants and five children have died. Nearly all the children -- more than 90% -- needed to be hospitalized. Dr. Jay Butler, the CDC's deputy director of infectious diseases stressed that the investigation -- a partnership between the CDC and state health departments -- is an evolving situation. Not all the hepatitis cases they are studying now may ultimately be caused ...

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