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Public Health Scotland (PHS) is asking parents and care-givers to continue to be vigilant about hand and respiratory hygiene, particularly the supervision of hand-washing as investigations into a rise in cases of sudden onset hepatitis (liver inflammation) in children aged 10 and under continue.
Eurosurveillance has published a journal article based on Public Health Scotland (PHS) ongoing investigation into the origin of the recent severe hepatitis cases among young children.
From 11 April 2022, the Scottish Government will no longer provide updates on COVID-19 data. Instead, all headline COVID-19 data can be sourced from Public Health Scotland’s (PHS) COVID-19 Daily Dashboard.
PHS is investigating the cause of 11 cases of hepatitis in young children across the central belt of Scotland.
With concern that surging costs will result in more people living in poverty and widen the health inequalities gap, PHS welcomes the new Scottish Government Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan.
The Public Health and Sustainable Partnership group, hosted by Public Health Scotland, carried out a Health Impact Assessment to understand whether people’s health was improved by changing road space for motor vehicles to other uses.
An update that includes details of a number of changes to the reporting of COVID-19 vaccination statistics that will be implemented from 24 March 2022.