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Medicine’s Amy Edwards discusses an increase in adenovirus

Japan reports first case of mysterious children’s liver disease as health experts explore possible Covid links

CNBC: Amy Edwards, assistant professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine, discussed the global increase in adenovirus, a mysterious liver disease that has so far affected over 170 children. “Adenovirus is a ubiquitous virus and it’s not seasonal,” she said. “If this is a more severe form of adenovirus that causes liver disease in children, that’s very concerning. But right now it’s isolated enough and few enough cases, not to jump to conclusions.”