• No sign of letup in hepatitis A hotspots

    4 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Anyone who was looking for the nationwide rise in Hepatitis A cases to subside by Memorial Day was sorely disappointed.
    One of the hottest spots in the country for Hepatitis A is Kentucky where ten counties are reporting some 692 confirmed cases and six deaths from the highly contagious disease. Each of those ten counties was each slated to receive funding for 1,000 doses of vaccine.
    The University of Lousiville and International Travel Clinic have vaccinated about 1,500 food service workers at 75 Lousiville restaurants. Louisville has also targeted produce workers at area grocery stores...
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