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By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen strawberries tops 120 cases

Federal and state health officials investigating the multistate hepatitis A linked to frozen strawberries are now reporting 123 total cases through Friday. Public domain image/Yuyudevil via Wikimedia Commons The More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Hepatitis A outbreak linked to pomegranate seeds from Turkey climbs to 162

The multistate hepatitis A outbreak linked to  ‘Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend’, which contained pomegranate seeds from a company in Turkey, has increased to 162 cases as of Sept. 20, according to More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 21st, 2013
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Customers of the New Hawaii Sea Restaurant In The Bronx advised on hepatitis A risk

The New York City Health Department is advising patrons of a popular Bronx Chinese restaurant during the past two weeks to receive hepatitis A vaccine as soon as possible after the viral infection was reported More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 9th, 2013
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Ireland health officials advise public to boil all imported frozen berries due to hepatitis A outbreak

In a follow up to a story in July, The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) yesterday reiterated its advice to consumers to boil all imported frozen berries for at least one minute prior to consumption as it More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, July 14th, 2013
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Ireland hepatitis A strain identical to one found in Italy outbreak: ECDC

The ongoing outbreak of Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection that has affected travelers to Italy from Germany, the Netherlands and Poland, as well as local residents in Italy, may now be affecting Ireland, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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Multistate hepatitis A outbreak climbs to 122 cases

The  outbreak of hepatitis A linked to Townsend Farms berry mix has grown to 122 confirmed cases according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today. This is up from 113 confirmed cases reported More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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The multistate hepatitis A outbreak has a hospitalization rate of 47%: Is this unusually high?

According to the latest hepatitis A outbreak linked to Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on June 19 says the total number of cases from More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Hepatitis A outbreak linked to tainted berry mix now at 118 cases

The number of hepatitis A (HAV) cases linked to “Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend” frozen berry and pomegranate mix continues to climb as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
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Hepatitis A outbreak in northern Europe likely due to contaminated frozen berries: ECDC

A multicountry hepatitis A outbreak that has affected dozens in the Nordic countries of northern Europe is likely due to frozen berries, according to a European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Hepatitis A outbreak affects hundreds in Pakistan’s Swat District

The valley district of Swat in northern Pakistan is experiencing a huge outbreak of hepatitis A, in which hundreds have been infected, according to a Express Tribune report Tuesday. The wards are full at hospitals More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 8th, 2013
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Tel Aviv hepatitis A increases may be linked to open air markets

Dozens of hepatitis A cases reported in the Tel Aviv area in Israel since last year may be linked to vegetables health officials say, according to a Haaretz report Friday. Hepatitis AImage/CDC Israeli health officials More...


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