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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.

Typhus Bites Back in Los Angeles

Typhus Bites Back in Los Angeles

Murine typhus, a centuries-old disease typically associated with overcrowding and poor hygiene, is on the rise in Los Angeles, with potential to spread to other US cities.