• Austria reports Hepatitis A cases match strain in Swedish outbreak

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    Austria has become part of a multi-country Hepatitis A outbreak with 31 confirmed cases linked to frozen strawberries imported from Poland.
    The outbreak of hepatitis A virus is connected to the one recently declared over in Sweden which affected 20 people in six counties. Of these cases, 17 were confirmed and three were probable. Dates of symptom onset ranged from May 30 to July 10. Ages ranged from nine to 92 years and 13 out of 20 were women.
    In July and August , Austria recorded nine hepatitis A cases with the source unknown.
    Researchers reported in the Eurosurveillance journal that by...
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