• Eight EU countries report Hepatitis A cases with Moroccan link

    2 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Two distinct Hepatitis A virus strains are causing infections in travelers returning from Morocco, according to researchers.
    From January to June 2018, two outbreaks are ongoing affecting people coming back from Morocco and cases in Europe without travel history, resulting in 163 patients in eight European countries. In the first cluster, 55 cases of Hepatitis A virus infection have been reported.
    The UK has the highest number of cases with 36. Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain, and Sweden each reported between one and six infections.
    The onset of symptoms ranges...
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