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Sick restaurant worker prompts hepatitis A warning in Hawaii

SICK RESTAURANT WORKER PROMPTS HEPATITIS A WARNING IN HAWAII

A foodservice worker in Hawaii may have exposed customers of a Honolulu restaurant to the hepatitis A virus during a five-week period...

Hepatitis A in Utah may have exposed 7-Eleven customers

HEPATITIS A IN UTAH MAY HAVE EXPOSED 7-ELEVEN CUSTOMERS

Utah's Hepatitis A outbreak has moved into the general public for the first time since it began last year after a 7-Eleven employee...

 
 
 
7-Eleven customers at Utah location exposed to Hepatitis A

7-ELEVEN CUSTOMERS AT UTAH LOCATION EXPOSED TO HEPATITIS A

Some customers of a 7-Eleven store in Salt Lake County have only today and tomorrow to receive post-exposure treatment for hepatitis...

Food Service Workers should be Vaccinated against Hepatitis A

FOOD SERVICE WORKERS SHOULD BE VACCINATED AGAINST HEPATITIS A

Hepatitis A is a communicable disease that often spreads from person to person. Person-to-person transmission occurs via the “fecal-oral...

 
 
 
Second Hepatitis A Positive Tim Horton's Employee Prompts Another Vaccine Call

SECOND HEPATITIS A POSITIVE TIM HORTON'S EMPLOYEE PROMPTS ANOTHER VACCINE CALL

Monroe County Health Department has confirmed a second case of Hepatitis A in an individual who works at a local restaurant. MCHD is...

Hepatitis B Vaccine not received by One Third of U.S HIV Patients

HEPATITIS B VACCINE NOT RECEIVED BY ONE THIRD OF U.S HIV PATIENTS

Nearly, one third of U.S HIV patients have not been vaccinated for hepatitis B. Also, during the course of one year ongoing HIV care,...

 
 
 
FDA blocks tuna from Vietnamese company for hepatitis A

FDA BLOCKS TUNA FROM VIETNAMESE COMPANY FOR HEPATITIS A

The expansion Wednesday of an Import Alert means the automatic detention at the U.S. border of fresh and frozen raw tuna from a Vietnamese...

Certain Tim Hortons patrons should seek Hepatitis A treatment

CERTAIN TIM HORTONS PATRONS SHOULD SEEK HEPATITIS A TREATMENT

Another restaurant worker in Michigan has tested positive for hepatitis A, this time at a Tim Hortons location in Monroe, igniting...

 
 
 
Michigan steps up response, California stays the course

MICHIGAN STEPS UP RESPONSE, CALIFORNIA STAYS THE COURSE

Confirmed cases of hepatitis A continue to increase this week in a multi-state outbreak, prompting California officials to extend an...

Dynavax Co-founder Takes Long View on Vaccine Development

DYNAVAX CO-FOUNDER TAKES LONG VIEW ON VACCINE DEVELOPMENT

The reaction on Wall Street was a little anticlimactic after the FDA approved a new hepatitis B vaccine last month for Berkeley, CA-based...

 
 
 
Trader Joe's employee with hepatitis A prompts public alert

TRADER JOE'S EMPLOYEE WITH HEPATITIS A PROMPTS PUBLIC ALERT

It's too late for them to receive post-exposure treatment for hepatitis A, but customers of a Trader Joe's grocery store in Reno, NV,...

Hepatitis A outbreak reaches Kentucky; vaccine running low

HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK REACHES KENTUCKY; VACCINE RUNNING LOW

Kentucky has become the fifth state to declare an outbreak of hepatitis A, reporting the 31 cases so far this represent a 55 percent...

 
 
 
Homeless in Seattle - Combating Hepatitis A

HOMELESS IN SEATTLE - COMBATING HEPATITIS A

Homelessness in the greater Seattle/King County region seems to be rising as fast as High-Tech jobs and housing prices. There are estimated...

Hepatitis A spreads to country club from trendy restaurant

HEPATITIS A SPREADS TO COUNTRY CLUB FROM TRENDY RESTAURANT

New York's Westchester County Department of Health Friday announced an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak has spread to the tony Sleepy Hollow...

 
 
 
Another Michigan Restaurant hit with Hepatitis A - Larger Problem Nationwide

ANOTHER MICHIGAN RESTAURANT HIT WITH HEPATITIS A - LARGER PROBLEM NATIONWIDE

As I said before - “For Goodness Sake - Vaccinate” Management of Champs Rotisserie and Spirits at 20515 Mack Ave. alerted the Wayne...

Half Of those With Hepatitis C Unaware of It

HALF OF THOSE WITH HEPATITIS C UNAWARE OF IT

Lack of routine screening and the asymptomatic nature of the disease can be the reason for the unawareness of the disease in the infected...

 
 
 
Lack of Interventions Increases Risk of HIV and Hepatitis C

LACK OF INTERVENTIONS INCREASES RISK OF HIV AND HEPATITIS C

Inadequate intervention programs to prevent the spread of HIV and hepatitis among people who inject drugs can lead to critical public...

New Clinical Guidance Regarding HCV During Pregnancy Released

NEW CLINICAL GUIDANCE REGARDING HCV DURING PREGNANCY RELEASED

High-risk pregnancy experts published eight specific recommendations for screening, treatment and management of hepatitis C in pregnancy

 
 
 
A San Diego Church steps up to help in Hepatitis A Crisis

A SAN DIEGO CHURCH STEPS UP TO HELP IN HEPATITIS A CRISIS

University Christian Church in Hillcrest along with the San Diego County Health Department hosted a breakfast and offered free vaccines...

Should the Hepatitis A vaccine be made mandatory for those working in the food industry? Get the rundown on the Hepatitis A virus

SHOULD THE HEPATITIS A VACCINE BE MADE MANDATORY FOR THOSE WORKING IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY? GET THE RUNDOWN ON THE HEPATITIS A VIRUS

BY: LILY YANG AND NICOLE ARNOLD Hepatitis A Outbreaks Should the Hepatitis A vaccine be made mandatory for those working in the food...