prof. Dr. Mehmet Ceyhan, about mysterious hepatitis cases, said, “When this table came out, I looked at our records. There were 2 hepatitis cases of unknown cause and severe enough to be hospitalized, but we have not been able to screen for adenovirus in the hepatitis of a healthy child until now.”
Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Head of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Department Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ceyhan made evaluations in Haber Global regarding the suspicion of adenovirus in mysterious hepatitis:
Ceyhan said, “We see such cases in Turkey as well. When this table came out, I looked at our records, there were 2 cases of hepatitis of unknown cause and severe enough to be admitted to the ward, but we had not been able to screen for adenovirus in the hepatitis of a healthy child until now. Causes did not include adenovirus. “Because it’s very rare,” he said.
Stating that immunity has not been developed against adenovirus during the coronavirus process, Ceyhan stated that when the mask is removed, the pictures that are slow began to be seen in children as well.
Explaining the symptoms, Ceyhan said, “If there is fever, vomiting, diarrhea, hoarseness, runny nose, redness in the eyes, you should go to a large health center without wasting any time. It is necessary to go to a health center that can look at the adenovirus.” he warned.
According to the data of the World Health Organization (WHO), unexplained hepatitis cases have been seen in many countries, especially in Canada, Japan, USA, England, Spain, Israel, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Norway, France, Romania, Belgium and the Netherlands.
According to WHO, at least 170 children have been infected with the virus so far, while this figure is stated as at least 190 according to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
In a written statement from WHO to AA, “It is very important for every child with stomach and intestinal symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain to follow simple hygiene rules and wash their hands regularly.” expression was used.