• CDC issues advisory on Hep A outbreaks

    3 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Health Alert Network Advisory this week regarding Hepatitis A infections amidst a multi-state outbreak. The CDC is monitoring vaccine supplies, which some state and local health officials say have been constrained.
    Outbreaks have been reported in California, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Utah and West Virginia. The majority of the 2,500 cases are considered to be from the outbreak strain first identified in California. More than 40 people have died.
    Of the infections and deaths reported between January 2017 and April this year, 68...
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