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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 emergency declaration while Michigan officials are urging restaurant workers and customers to seek vaccinations. Employees at two more restaurants in Michigan have been found to have worked while infected with the highly contagious virus. Post-exposure.
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