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‘Tis the season for noroviruses: Part Two

Here is our second installment of the recent norovirus-related happenings around the world. About forty operating room and recovery staff at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, British Columbia were home recovering from gastrointestinal...

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...