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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Hepatitis

Last year
HPSC investigating child hepatitis cases with unknown causes
Since October two of the 28 probable hepatitis cases have resulted in liver transplants and one child has died.
Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs
Adenovirus type 41 is under investigation as it typically presents as diarrhoea, vomiting and fever.
Explainer: What we know about the recent spate of acute hepatitis in children
There have been six probable cases of the illness in Ireland, and one child has sadly died.
Child being treated for acute form of hepatitis has died, HSE says
A second child being treated for the same illness has received a liver transplant.
Mystery hepatitis cases spread to Ireland and other EU nations from Britain
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said additional cases of hepatitis had been identified in Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands and Spain.
HSE investigating small number of 'serious' hepatitis cases in children
It comes after British health officials identified 74 cases of hepatitis among children under the age of 10 across the UK.
All time
World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong
Rat hepatitis E was found in a 56-year-old man who persistently produced abnormal liver function tests.
Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks
The 50-year-old said he had begun to use energy drinks due to his “labour-intensive workday”.
IBTS director hangs up phone after radio presenter asks about Hepatitis B case
It was announced yesterday that a patient in Ireland had contracted the virus from a blood transfusion.
A patient in Ireland has contracted Hepatitis B from a blood transfusion
The Irish Blood Transfusion Board has tested 1.2 million donations for the infection.
Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal
Thousands of patients were given blood products infected with diseases.
Hepatitis A outbreak 'caused by fecal matter in swimming pool'
Five people, including three children, fell ill with the disease last year.
The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis
Major new study says jails hothouse infectious diseases, which are then passed on to the wider community.
St James's Hospital to start testing all Emergency Department patients for HIV
It is hoped that as well as detecting new cases, people bring previously diagnosed patients back into care.
Australian woman banned from breastfeeding - because she has tattoos
She is locked in a custody dispute with the baby’s father.
Reminder to be careful with frozen berries after three deaths in Swedish nursing home
An outbreak of norovirus in Sweden was linked to imported frozen berries.
Be careful with frozen berries or you could get hepatitis, warns food watchdog
Got imported frozen berries? Boil ‘em before you eat ‘em.
Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train
The seven-year-old is now getting a course of shots against hepatitis B and C.
Column: Full, unimpeded access for all doctors is immediately needed in Syria
It is unacceptable that medical staff are being denied access to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis since the Cold War, writes Irish-Libyan doctor Dr Fatima Hamroush.
Norris received TCD disability pension because of Hepatitis diagnosis
David Norris confirms he received a disability pension from Trinity College, after being diagnosed with Hepatitis in 1994.