The current Hepatitis A outbreak in California underscores the need for foodservice workers to be vaccinated against the virus. San Diego’s County Board of Supervisors did the right thing this week in declaring a local health emergency. County Public Health Officer Dr. Wilma Wooten is recommending the vaccination for anyone who handles food, as well as health... Continue Reading
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Eight more people have been confirmed as victims in a Hepatitis A outbreak in Hawaii as health officials continue to ask for help from the public, health care providers and foodservice workers to stem the spread of the virus. The ou...
The virus has killed more than a dozen people and sickened hundreds of others in San Diego since November.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials in San Diego County have declared a public health emergency due to the spread of the liver disease hepatitis A.