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CDC MONITORING SEVERE HEPATITIS OUTBREAK IN CHILDREN

Newsy · Published 22 days ago

The CDC says more than 100 children in 25 states and territories have contracted severe cases of hepatitis.About 90% of the children were hospitalized, 15% needed liver transplants and 5 children have died. "Hepatitis is nothing to play around with. So that fact that it's just popping up in kids really not understanding where it's coming from, is scary," said parent Courtney Sharp.