Preprint: Elevated liver enzymes and bilirubin following SARS-CoV-2 infection in children under 10

Those cases of mysterious hepatitis in kids are looking increasingly less mysterious by the day….

“Compared to children infected with other respiratory infections, children infected with COVID-19 infection were at significantly increased risk for elevated AST or ALT and total bilirubin....More...

UK: Half a million people have sought Long Covid advice

Asthma and Lung UK said that over the last six months about half a million had visited its long COVID advice pages or called its helpline – and some sufferers are considering buying their own oxygen supplies....More...

Pediatric acute liver failure associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection

“We describe the case of a 3-year-old previously healthy female who developed acute liver failure secondary to type 2 autoimmune hepatitis preceded by mild infection with SARS-CoV-2”

Although elevated liver enzymes are common in hospitalized children with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, pediatric acute liver failure is an uncommon manifestation of COVID-19 disease....More...

France: Persistent Alpha variant infection in immunosuppressed patient in 2022

“We describe persistent circulation of SARS-CoV-2 Alpha variant in an immunosuppressed patient in France during February 2022. The virus had a new pattern of mutation accumulation....More...