Mysterious Worldwide Hepatitis Outbreak in Children Linked to COVID-19

Mysterious Worldwide Hepatitis Outbreak in Children Linked to COVID-19

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) investigates a mysterious worldwide outbreak of hepatitis in children. This week they will complete the report if adenovirus or COVID-19 is linked to the abnormal condition. Approximately 18% of the cases worldwide sampled positive for COVID-19. Philippa Easterbrook from the WHO’s global hepatitis program, said they are looking […]

Adenovirus Infection is More Common Than Thought

The adenovirus infection has been underestimated for many years. Its presence within the human body can cause a wide array of health concerns and irreversible damage. A cure is still being studied, therefore expecting to overcome an adenovirus infection might take longer than desired. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is primarily responsible for […]

Josh Hardy Becomes First Patient in Adenovirus Study

Josh Hardy Becomes First Patient in Adenovirus Study

Josh Hardy, the little boy fighting for his life as an adenovirus infection ravages his body, has just been enrolled in a 20 patient study to be launched tomorrow by Chimerix, the drug company that up until now had denied his family access to the still-developmental drug.  Chimerix has been working on the drug Brincidofovir […]