• Hepatitis A patient count more than doubles among patrons of Virginia restaurants

    2 days ago - By Food Safety

    Health officials in the Roanoke, VA, area say the number of hepatitis A infections linked to three Famous Anthony's restaurants has more than doubled, with 20 people requiring hospitalization.
    The Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts report the patient count jumped from 14 to 35 cases since the most recent update, according to WFXR radio.
    The case count on Sept. 28 was 14 with at least three people hospitalized, according to District Director Cynthia Morrow. She said earlier this week in an update that additional cases beyond those now confirmed 35 are likely because of the long...
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