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...

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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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hepatitis A Victoria Health Deputy Chief Health Officer, Dr Angie Bone issued a health advisory Friday due to an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in Victoria affecting...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Kentucky reported three additional outbreak hepatitis A cases in recent weeks putting the state’s outbreak total to 5,001. The outbreak...