Alert took this Wednesday Ministry of Healthwith the protocol activation for the spread in Europe and USA of a strange virus what cause hepatitis In children under 10 years old.
“The declaration of the World Health Organizationactivating the protocols corresponding to this type of situation”, said Christian García, Head of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health to La Tercera.
Although no cases have been recorded in Chilea monitoring of pediatric rooms of the country’s health facilities was activated.
Was the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) that reported an infectious agent that could be behind the cases of severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin detected in children in several countries, such as Denmark, Ireland, Holland, Spain and the United States, without being able to determine by the moment exactly the cause.
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The ECDC has ruled out any relationship between the cases and the Covid-19 vaccineIn addition to this, no common exposure to food or drink has been identified.
In most cases no fever was recorded, some required care in liver units and a few required liver transplantation. Investigations have excluded viral hepatitis types A, B, C, D, and E in all cases.