CDC investigating 109 cases of severe hepatitis in children across 25 states and territories, including 5 deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.Tami Chappell | Reuters

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating 109 cases of severe hepatitis, including five deaths, the public health agency said on Friday.

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