Increase of 1 Probable Case - Hepatitis of Unknown Cause in Children Latest Update from Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) - 2nd October 2022
Thursday 3rd, November 2022
Irish Report / Story
There has been 1 new probable case of hepatitis in children of unknown cause since the update on the 12th of October 2022 from the HPSC.

This increase in 1 case brings the total probable cases from 31 to 32 on the 2nd of November 2022.

All probable cases are in children between the ages of 0 and 12 years of age, 31 of the 32 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.