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Pediatric hepatitis cases – INEM

Portugal reported on 24 June 17 probable cases of hepatitis of unknown etiology in pediatric age, reported since 28 April. The reported cases have been situations with clinical resolution, with no serious cases having occurred.

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) refer to the reduction in the number of cases worldwide in the last three weeks, but ask countries to continue to detect and report probable cases.