NC Officials Report State Has Detected NINE Pediatric Cases of Mysterious Hepatitis

North Carolina doubled its total number of reported hepatitis cases, raising its total from four to nine cases, as mystery infections continue to pop up across the country. State health officials reported the updated numbers late Wednesday, WRAL reports. North Carolina was among the first states to report a case of the disease late last … Read more

Today, Ohio is reporting seven cases of hepatitis in children as young as

Seven other cases of hepatitis were detected in Ohio with a child who still needs a liver transplant, doctors said – as the US tally rose to 40, including one death in Wisconsin. The children were all between the ages of 18 months and 10 years old and were treated for the disease at Cincinnati … Read more

Today, Ohio is reporting seven cases of hepatitis in children as young as

Seven other cases of hepatitis were detected in Ohio with a child who still needs a liver transplant, doctors said – as the US tally rose to 40, including one death in Wisconsin. The children were all between the ages of 18 months and 10 years old and were treated for the disease at Cincinnati … Read more

South Dakota becomes the twelfth US state to investigate a case of hepatitis

South Dakota is currently investigating a case of childhood hepatitis, becoming the twelfth state to report the disease – after a child in Wisconsin death from the condition. State health chiefs said the patient was under the age of 10 and lived in Brown County, on the North Dakota frontier. This brings the US total … Read more

Three children die of hepatitis in Indonesia, bringing the global death toll to four amid outbreak

Three children in Indonesia died of mysterious hepatitis which, if confirmed, would bring the global death toll to at least four. The country’s health ministry said the victims died of “suspected acute hepatitis” last month and were all in the capital, Jakarta. Their symptoms included nausea, vomiting, profuse diarrhea, fever, jaundice, seizures and loss of … Read more

Three children die of hepatitis in Indonesia, bringing the global death toll to four amid outbreak

Three children in Indonesia died of mysterious hepatitis which, if confirmed, would bring the global death toll to at least four. The country’s health ministry said the victims died of “suspected acute hepatitis” last month and were all in the capital, Jakarta. Their symptoms included nausea, vomiting, profuse diarrhea, fever, jaundice, seizures and loss of … Read more

Palm oil: Indonesia’s export ban could drive up prices

hong kong CNN Business — Indonesia will start restricting exports of Palm oil this week, a decision that could deepen the global food crisis and drive up the prices of hundreds of consumer products. President Joko Widodo announcement On Friday Indonesia would suspend exports of cooking oil and the raw materials used to make it, … Read more

Explanation: Why is the Indonesian law on sexual violence so important? | Sexual Assault News

Medan, Indonesia – With a blow of a hammer, Indonesia’s controversial sexual violence bill passed by parliament. As lawmakers rose to their feet on Tuesday to applaud the passage of the long-awaited bill, House Speaker Puan Maharani appeared visibly moved. The legislation was “a gift for all Indonesian women”, she said. The bill, known as … Read more