Another common virus linked to mysterious hepatitis in kids

Two UK pre-publication papers report the presence of adeno-associated virus 2 in 96% of cases studied
Reuters Health

The recent rise in cases of acute hepatitis among children may be linked to co-infection with two common childhood viruses, according to two independent studies from UK researchers.

Countries across the world began reporting cases of severe liver inflammation, or hepatitis of unknown origin, in children in April 2022.