What pediatricians should know about the current hepatitis outbreaks

Tina Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, editor-in-chief of Contemporary Pediatrics, shares her insights on the recent outbreaks of hepatitis in children.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been following the severe hepatitis outbreaks in children that have, to date, been detected in 36 states. Contemporary Pediatrics®' editor-in-chief, Tina Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, discusses what pediatricians should know about these cases, the chances of an outbreak in their own patient population, and what they should be discussing with caregivers.