NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, Virginia health officials reported an employee who worked at three Famous Anthony’s restaurant locations in Roanoke has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. A...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Ukraine health officials report since the beginning of this year and as of August 1, 604 people, including 447 children, have been affected by outbreaks of intestinal infections....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews North Carolina state health officials announced this week that the state has surpassed 1,000 reported cases of hepatitis A associated with a national outbreak that...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on a report from April, country officials report 300 cases between 01 January 2021 and 29 June 2021, in comparison to 100 cases reported last year (total cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Gaston County, NC health officials are reporting a significant increase in hepatitis A cases in 2021. Officials reported 122 cases to date. From 2018 through 2020,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The New Caledonia Department of Health and Social Affairs is reporting increases in three infectious diseases during the first three months of 2021. An increasing number of...

In a topic that has not received nearly enough attention– since 2016, the US has seen the largest person-to-person Hepatitis A virus outbreak in the post-vaccine era. About two thirds of the states...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The National Food Administration and the Swedish Public Health Agency report jointly investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A. Since mid-July, nine cases with the same type...

By Jory Lange The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) issued a health advisory after identifying a case of acute hepatitis A virus infection in a Saco, Maine, food service worker....

How hepatitis A virus (HAV) manages to enter liver cells called hepatocytes and initiate infection had remained a mystery for fifty years until now. University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers...