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Indiana warns travelers to Kentucky and Michigan to get Vaccinated for Hepatitis A

INDIANA WARNS TRAVELERS TO KENTUCKY AND MICHIGAN TO GET VACCINATED FOR HEPATITIS A

I remember the first time I traveled outside the US, I got a series of vaccine - including a Hepatitis A vaccine. I do not recall ever...

More restaurant workers with Hepatitis A; vaccinations urged

MORE RESTAURANT WORKERS WITH HEPATITIS A; VACCINATIONS URGED

State and county officials across the country continue to alert the public about possible exposure to Hepatitis A from foodservice...

 
 
 
Kentucky health officials respond aggressively to Hepatitis A

KENTUCKY HEALTH OFFICIALS RESPOND AGGRESSIVELY TO HEPATITIS A

Public health officials in Kentucky are responding agressively to a Hepatitis A outbreak, and Dr. Jeffrey Howard, acting director of...

State recommends hepatitis A vaccinations to curb outbreak

STATE RECOMMENDS HEPATITIS A VACCINATIONS TO CURB OUTBREAK

Kentucky's Department of Public Health recommended on Monday that all unvaccinated people in six of the state's counties seek hepatitis...

 
 
 
Publisher's Platform: Besides hepatitis A, what do McDonald's, Applebee's and Texas Roadhouse have in common?

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: BESIDES HEPATITIS A, WHAT DO MCDONALD'S, APPLEBEE'S AND TEXAS ROADHOUSE HAVE IN COMMON?

Answer: They are all in Kentucky where a hepatitis A outbreak has been ongoing for months. With 272 people infected with Hepatitis...

McDonald's stock slips on news of hepatitis A infected worker

MCDONALD'S STOCK SLIPS ON NEWS OF HEPATITIS A INFECTED WORKER

Another foodservice worker in Kentucky has been confirmed infected with the hepatitis A virus, but this time a McDonald's location...

 
 
 
Frozen Pomegranate Causes Hepatitis A in Australia

FROZEN POMEGRANATE CAUSES HEPATITIS A IN AUSTRALIA

People who purchased imported frozen pomegranate at Coles supermarket have developed hepatitis A. NSW Health is trying to warn everyone...

Pomegranate arils from Egypt blamed in hepatitis A outbreak

POMEGRANATE ARILS FROM EGYPT BLAMED IN HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK

Frozen pomegranate arils from Egypt are under recall in Australia because they have been linked to a hepatitis A outbreak in New South...

 
 
 
Salt Lake County reports first deaths in hepatitis A outbreak

SALT LAKE COUNTY REPORTS FIRST DEATHS IN HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK

The Salt Lake County Health Department announced Tuesday that two county residents have died in Utah's ongoing hepatitis A outbreak. The...

Kentucky reports hep A death; Waffle House worker positive

KENTUCKY REPORTS HEP A DEATH; WAFFLE HOUSE WORKER POSITIVE

New hepatitis A infections continue to be diagnosed in Kentucky where almost 150 people have been confirmed with the virus. Health...

 
 
 
During Kentucky Hepatitis A Outbreak Kroger Employee Stricken and Customers Exposed

DURING KENTUCKY HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK KROGER EMPLOYEE STRICKEN AND CUSTOMERS EXPOSED

Ill employee prompts Kroger to vaccinate employees but not customers. According to Kentucky press reports, an employee in the produce...

Kroger customers in Kentucky exposed to hepatitis A virus

KROGER CUSTOMERS IN KENTUCKY EXPOSED TO HEPATITIS A VIRUS

A Kroger employee who worked in the produce aisle of a Kentucky grocery store in February exposed an unknown number of people to the...

 
 
 
Advisory committee revises hepatitis A vaccine guidance

ADVISORY COMMITTEE REVISES HEPATITIS A VACCINE GUIDANCE

With a unanimous vote, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is recommending that anyone over the age of 12 months, who...

US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B

US PANEL RECOMMENDS NEW ADULT VACCINE AGAINST HEPATITIS B

Cases of the disease have been rising, a trend linked to the heroin and opioid epidemic.

 
 
 
Kentucky links Hepatitis A outbreak cases to others in California and Utah

KENTUCKY LINKS HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK CASES TO OTHERS IN CALIFORNIA AND UTAH

Homeless people and drug users are apparently experiencing the brunt of Kentucky's uptick in hepatitis A virus cases. The Kentucky...

Michigan posts 25th hepatitis A death; restaurant worker sick

MICHIGAN POSTS 25TH HEPATITIS A DEATH; RESTAURANT WORKER SICK

Hepatitis infection can cause a yellowing of the eyes and/or skin, which is referred to as jaundice. Photo illustration An outbreak...

 
 
 
Familiar call goes out in Arkansas for those who ate at local Taco Bell

FAMILIAR CALL GOES OUT IN ARKANSAS FOR THOSE WHO ATE AT LOCAL TACO BELL

Stop us if you heard this one before. A person infected with hepatitis A goes to work in the food and beverage industry. He or she...

Recalled dates linked to hepatitis A outbreak in Denmark

RECALLED DATES LINKED TO HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK IN DENMARK

According to Denmark's State Serum Institute , an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to dates has sickened 14 people, hospitalizing all...

 
 
 
Hepatitis A exposures at New York restaurant, senior home

HEPATITIS A EXPOSURES AT NEW YORK RESTAURANT, SENIOR HOME

An employee at a restaurant and a senior living facility in Erie County, NY, who was infected with hepatitis A while working exposed...

Michigan Jails Combat Hepatitis A

MICHIGAN JAILS COMBAT HEPATITIS A

The Michigan jail system is fighting the spread of hepatitis A in the state's three largest counties. The Detroit News reports that...