It turns out that not only children, 3 adults are attacked by symptoms of mysterious hepatitis

MANADOPOST.ID–Since it was first declared as an Extraordinary Event (KLB) by the World Health Organization (WHO), a mysterious hepatitis disease whose cause has not been known generally affects children aged up to 16 years. But apparently, over time, adults began to develop this disease.

According to data from the Ministry of Health, there are 3 adults who are associated with mysterious hepatitis. According to WHO, adults may fall into the category of close contact status or referred to as epi-linked.

“Epi-linked is where there are symptoms, but they are over 16 years old and have close contact with probable patients, namely child patients with symptoms,” said the Director of the Sulianti Saroso Infection Center Hospital (RSPI) dr. Mohammad Syahril SpP in a press conference with the Ministry of Health, Friday (13/5).

According to dr. Syahril, in the classification that has been made by WHO, shows that there are parameters that become indicators for adults.

The epi-linked classification also showed that adults who were in close contact with pediatric patients were symptomatic, negative for hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E viruses.

How is it transmitted? This means that it can be transmitted from child to mother or to other family members.

“For example, adults have contact with patients. So it could be that one day the patient contacts, the mother is infected by her child, or the person who takes care of the child is infected,” said dr. Syahril.

At least 3 adults were associated with mysterious or epi-linked hepatitis. They are 2 patients from Jakarta aged 20 years and 1 patient from Belitung aged 17 years.(Jawapos)

MANADOPOST.ID–Since it was first declared as an Extraordinary Event (KLB) by the World Health Organization (WHO), a mysterious hepatitis disease whose cause has not been known generally affects children aged up to 16 years. But apparently, over time, adults began to develop this disease.

According to data from the Ministry of Health, there are 3 adults who are associated with mysterious hepatitis. According to WHO, adults may fall into the category of close contact status or referred to as epi-linked.

“Epi-linked is where there are symptoms, but they are over 16 years old and have close contact with probable patients, namely child patients with symptoms,” said the Director of the Sulianti Saroso Infection Center Hospital (RSPI) dr. Mohammad Syahril SpP in a press conference with the Ministry of Health, Friday (13/5).

According to dr. Syahril, in the classification that has been made by WHO, shows that there are parameters that become indicators for adults.

The epi-linked classification also showed that adults who were in close contact with pediatric patients were symptomatic, negative for hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E viruses.

How is it transmitted? This means that it can be transmitted from child to mother or to other family members.

“For example, adults have contact with patients. So it could be that one day the patient contacts, the mother is infected by her child, or the person who takes care of the child is infected,” said dr. Syahril.

At least 3 adults were associated with mysterious or epi-linked hepatitis. They are 2 patients from Jakarta aged 20 years and 1 patient from Belitung aged 17 years.(Jawapos)

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