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Two American bishops diagnosed with hepatitis A

The media has been abuzz after the North Dakota Department of Health released an advisory statement last Thursday concerning a case of hepatitis A, specifically Bishop John Folda of the Fargo Catholic Diocese.  A...

Hepatitis A case under investigation in Maine

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MeCDC) issued a press release yesterday about a case of hepatitis A in Durham, Maine, after a woman serving food at a church supper was unknowingly...

Hepatitis A Berry Outbreak: Update

As predicted, the illness count in the Hepatitis A Berry Outbreak has continued to rise.  The figure currently stands at 118 reported cases.  According to the CDC, 47% of affected people have been hospitalized...

Hepatitis A Berry Outbreak

With such an exciting year in the norovirus world, Hepatitis A has been overshadowed by the more “spectacular” norovirus outbreaks.  If you follow the blog regularly, you caught a few warnings about possible Hepatitis...

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure in Idaho

Customers who ate at Papa Murphy’s pizza restaurant in Chubbuck, Idaho, on April 19-21 may have been exposed to Hepatitis A, and are at risk for illness if they have not had the vaccine...

Where to start?

Things are still active in the world of food borne viruses this season, in spite of the advent of spring.  There are outbreaks to report and updates on outbreaks already reported, and European hospitals...