Pediatrics News
  • Adenovirus probable cause of mysterious child hepatitis

    Added On : 26th April 2022

    Health officials say there is mounting evidence that a common virus is linked to rare cases of hepatitis that have been occurring in some young children.

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  • Spike in child hepatitis cases linked to common virus

    Added On : 24th April 2022

    Health officials are now investigating 108 cases of sudden-onset hepatitis - or liver inflammation - in children in the UK since the start of this year.

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  • Covid jabs: Why families are taking their children for a Covid vaccine

    Added On : 6th April 2022

    The latest roll-out of Covid jabs has extended the programme to all children aged between five and 11. BBC News talks to some of the first families who got the dose.

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  • Measles warning for children as jab rate falls in England

    Added On : 2nd February 2022

    More than one in 10 school entry-age children in England are at risk of measles because they have not had their vaccine jabs, data reveals.

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  • The brain sensor discovery behind humans getting taller

    Added On : 4th November 2021

    The puzzle of why humans are growing taller and reaching puberty earlier than ever before can be explained by a sensor in the brain, scientists say.

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  • Twins conjoined at head separated after rare surgery in Israel

    Added On : 8th September 2021

    One-year-old twin girls who were born conjoined at the back of their heads have seen each other for the first time after undergoing rare separation surgery in Israel.

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  • 'Smallest baby at birth' home after 13 months in hospital

    Added On : 10th August 2021

    A baby thought to be the world's smallest at birth has been discharged from a Singapore hospital after 13 months of intensive treatment.

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  • Long-lasting Covid-19 symptoms rare in children

    Added On : 4th August 2021

    Children who become ill with coronavirus rarely experience long-term symptoms, with most recovering in less than a week, research suggests.

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  • Covid: Children's extremely low risk confirmed by study

    Added On : 11th July 2021

    The overall risk of children becoming severely ill or dying from Covid is extremely low, a new analysis of Covid infection data confirms.

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  • Vaccinating children before poor morally wrong, Oxford scientist says

    Added On : 20th May 2021

    Offering children in some richer countries a coronavirus vaccine before some high-risk people in poorer ones is "morally wrong", a group of MPs has been told.

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