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CDC Casts Doubt on Covid Causing Kids’ Mysterious Liver Disease

  • None of 9 affected children in Alabama had Covid, CDC says
  • Experts think adenovirus is the most likely explanation

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U.S. health officials cast doubt on Covid-19 as a potential cause of severe hepatitis that’s been seen in dozens of previously healthy children around the world, while adding weight to the possibility it’s caused by a more common virus linked to stomach ailments.