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Hepatitis A

An Unwelcome New Years Present: Hepatitis A Outbreak Continues

An Unwelcome New Years Present: Hepatitis A Outbreak Continues

Recent estimates of cumulative hepatitis A cases nationally show the notable increase hepatitis A infections in 2017 and 2018 and the challenges in controlling outbreak-associated cases given the vulnerable populations at highest risk of infection.

Hepatitis A Causes Public Health Emergency in San Diego

Hepatitis A Causes Public Health Emergency in San Diego

The Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego is particularly noteworthy because traditional methods of containment--vaccination and educational campaigns--have so far not worked to stop the spread, which has prompted public health officials to pursue new strategies.