Wisconsin

Another 36 cases of mysterious hepatitis have been reported, but no new deaths have been reported

On Wednesday, health officials said another 36 children had fallen ill with the spread of the mysterious hepatitis – six deaths due to the disease. That brought the number of children affected by hepatitis to 216 in 37 states, with Mississippi and Utah being the latest to grow. No new deaths or liver transplants have …

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Another 36 cases of mysterious hepatitis have been reported, but no new deaths have been reported

On Wednesday, health officials said another 36 children had fallen ill with the mysterious hepatitis epidemic – six deaths due to the disease. That brought the number of children affected by hepatitis to 216 in 37 states, with Mississippi and Utah being the latest to grow. No new deaths or liver transplants have been reported …

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In 2003, a man who survived smallpox in Wisconsin reported an epidemic

The World Health Organization meets daily to determine the next steps in the control of smallpox. Cases have been confirmed in the United Kingdom, Portugal, Sweden, Italy and the United States. Cases in Canada and Spain are also being investigated. Wisconsin struggled with its onset of the disease 20 years ago. In Wisconsin, cases have …

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In 2003, a man who survived smallpox in Wisconsin reported an epidemic

The World Health Organization meets daily to determine the next steps in the control of smallpox. Cases have been confirmed in the United Kingdom, Portugal, Sweden, Italy and the United States. Cases in Canada and Spain are also being investigated. Wisconsin struggled with its onset of the disease 20 years ago. In Wisconsin, cases have …

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South Dakota has become the twelfth U.S. state to investigate hepatitis

South Dakota is now investigating pediatric hepatitis, the twelfth state to report the disease – after a child died of the disease in Wisconsin. State health officials said the patient was under the age of 10 and lived in Brown County on the North Dakota border. This represents at least 32 confirmed or suspected cases …

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