While cases of hepatitis in children remains very rare, cases across the U.S. and around the globe, are growing. There are currently cases across Europe, in 36 of the United States, and in Puerto Rico. In the United States, the CDC is investigating about 180 cases in previously healthy children, typically between 2 and 3 years old. About 90% of these children have been hospitalized, 14% have had liver transplants, and five have sadly died.
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