Mysterious Hepatitis Hits Children
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating 109 children with hepatitis in 25 states and territories over the last seven months.
The cases include five reported deaths with more than 90-percent of the children hospitalized and 14 percent receiving liver transplants.
The CDC has not yet identified the cause of the hepatitis. The majority of the children have recovered.
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