Number Of Children With Hepatitis Continues To Rise In America And Europe

Doctors and medical experts are baffled by the increase in children being diagnosed with Hepatitis.

Hepatitis is a type of viral infection that causes inflammation to the liver, there are 5 main types of Hepatitis ranging from A-E.

None of the known types of Hepatitis were found in the children, leaving some to speculate that an F variant has surfaced.

Some types of Hepatitis can go away after a while with little to no medication, whilst more serious cases require hospital treatment or liver transplants.

Countries across Europe and the Americas have noted the rise of children under the age of 16 being diagnosed with Hepatitis, and a small increase among teenagers too.

In the UK alone, 74 children have been diagnosed with Hepatitis. 

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