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Brazil establishes medical situation room to monitor acute hepatitis in children

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

SAO PAULO, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The Brazilian government announced on Saturday the establishment of a special situation room with technicians from the Pan American Health Organization that will monitor and investigate cases of acute hepatitis in children.
At least 44 cases of the disease have been reported in the Brazilian states of Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Espirito Santo, Parana, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, Mato Grosso, and Pernambuco by the Secretariat of Health Surveillance at ...