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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...

Norovirus Closes Brunswick City Schools, Ohio

Ohio’s Towslee Elementary School teachers got an extra surprise from a Teacher Appreciation week luncheon in early May.  After the luncheon on May 7, more than a dozen teachers became ill with norovirus.  Since...