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...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Maine Centers for Disease Control (Maine CDC) saw a sharp increase in hepatitis A cases from 2018 to 2019– climbing from nine in 2018 to 45 in 2019. Twelve cases were...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health saw an additional 40 outbreak hepatitis A (HAV) cases during the past week, bringing the total to 4,046 cases since Jan. 2018. This...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Vermont state health officials have declared a hepatitis A outbreak, becoming the 31st state to do so since 2016. Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD said the outbreak...

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By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In this end-of-year podcast, I rank what I believe to be the 10 most important infectious disease news stories of 2019. Related podcasts:  Inside the Hot Zone with Dr Mark...

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By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 As 2019 comes to a close, the number of big, important infectious disease news and outbreak was in no shortage since January. So, it becomes my annual task to try to...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health continues to battle a hepatitis A outbreak that has grew to more than 3,700 cases in two years. During the week ending November...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to blackberries has accounted for 16 illnesses in six states,...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Is hepatitis A and the large outbreaks in the US the ‘Rodney Dangerfield’ of infectious diseases in America? There was a recent article that listed the...