Hepatitis detected in nearly 300 children worldwide

Health officials around the world are investigating a mysterious increase in cases of the liver condition which was first spotted in the UK.

A common virus called adenovirus, which has rebounded after the pandemic, could be causing the surge.

One death has been reported by the WHO.

As of 1 May, it said most cases of young children with hepatitis had been detected in Europe with small numbers also reported in the Americas, western Pacific and South East Asia.

Weekly Health Advice from PMGH – World Hepatitis Day - 28th July 2016

With World Hepatitis Day this week on the 28th of July, we would like to share with you some important information on hepatitis including the types of hepatitis, signs and symptoms and preventative measures.

For more information, please contact info@portmoresbygeneralhospital.com