Reduction Of One Probable Case - Hepatitis of Unknown Cause in Children Latest Update from Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) - 21st July 2022
Friday 22nd, July 2022
Ireland Report / Story
There has been a reduction of one probable case of hepatitis in children of unknown origin since the update on the 7th of July 2022 from the HPSC.

This reduction in cases brings the total probable cases from 21 on the 13th of July 2022 to 20 on the 21st of July 2022.

All probable cases are in children between the ages of 0 and 12 years of age, 19 of the 20 cases were hospitalised. Two children have received a liver transplant and there has been one death associated with this disease.

There is still no single virus or source that can be identified to point to the cause of these cases of hepatitis in children.

The full update from the HPSC can be viewed at the link below.