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Case of Hepatitis A at a Colorado restaurant

Over 800 vaccines have been administered to patrons of Tortilla Marissa’s, a popular Tex-Mex restaurant in Fort Collins, after an employee tested positive for hepatitis A virus last Wednesday. More than 400 people received the...

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Aloha, Norovirus?

Noroviruses like to pop up where people gather, including idyllic, luxury paradises. Visitors to the historic Royal Hawaiian in Honolulu began falling ill a little over a week ago and the Hawaii State Department...

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Noroviruses still a concern in some schools

The norovirus season may be finally winding down with the warming temperatures (hooray!), but three elementary schools in Vancouver, Washington have had to deal with suspected norovirus outbreaks in recent weeks. The three schools...

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Norovirus on a university campus

The California Polytechnic Institute has been recovering from a small outbreak of gastrointestinal disease.  Over the past several days there have been almost 30 cases of students with norovirus-like symptoms, and one laboratory-confirmed case...

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Case of Hepatitis A at an Indianapolis Teavana

This story is interesting because it is not the typical scenario of an infected food handler in a restaurant, but similar risks apply and similar precautions are being taken to protect the public.  An...