Uruguayan authorities have announced that as of next month healthcare facilities will be surveyed to detect the presence of hepatitis B and C in order to provide input for the development and adjustment of policies regarding these maladies and meet World Health Organization (WHO) requirements to reduce the number of infected people by 2030.
Brazilian health authorities have established during the weekend a monitoring room to oversee the development nationwide of the worrying acute hepatitis of unknown origin among children, of which the country has already reported 47 cases under study.
Paraguayan Health authorities Friday announced they were expecting a slight rebound in the number of COVID-19 cases, based on local data and on that from neighboring countries.
Argentina's health authorities are investigating 8 cases of acute hepatitis which are suspected of belonging to the new variant of unknown origin, Health Minister Carla Vizzotti confirmed Friday.
On 5 April 2022, the International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Point (NFP) for the United Kingdom notified WHO of 10 cases of severe acute hepatitis of unknown etiology in previously healthy young children (age range: 11 months to five-year-old) across central Scotland.
An acute case of intoxication with cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins in recreational exposure during an algal bloom in Montevideo beaches, Malvin and Carrasco, was reported in the US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.