Tag archive for ‘hepatitis A’
By Robert 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 On Friday, July 5th, 2013

Multistate hepatitis A outbreak climbs to 140 confirmed cases

The latest update to the hepatitis A outbreak in several western US states was issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on July 5. Hepatitis A outbreak mapImage/CDC According to the federal More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Scenic Fruit Company recalls Pomegranate Kernels due to hepatitis A risk

Scenic Fruit Company of Gresham, Oregon announced Wednesday it is voluntarily recalling 5,091 cases (61,092 eight ounce bags) of Woodstock Frozen Organic Pomegranate Kernels. Based on an ongoing epidemiological More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

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 On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

CDC revises reporting criteria for hepatitis A outbreak: Only confirmed cases

The number of cases and states being reported in the multistate hepatitis A outbreak linked to ‘Townsend Farms Organic Anti-oxidant Blend’ has been revised as of June 20, according to new Centers for Disease More...

By Robert 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 On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

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 On Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Customers of Evo’s Coffee Lounge may have been exposed to hepatitis A: health officials

Patrons of the Ashland, Oregon coffeehouse, Evo’s Coffee Lounge may have been exposed to hepatitis A after it announced that it’s “Radically Free smoothie” was being prepared with Townsend More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

As Syria’s health system crumbles, health officials are ‘deeply concerned’ about risk of potential outbreaks: WHO

With the ongoing armed conflict and chaos in Syria between forces loyal to the Syrian Ba’ath Party government and those seeking to oust it going  past two years and counting and the crumbling of the country’s More...

By Robert On Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Fort Wayne health officials warn of hepatitis A risk for patrons of 800 Degrees Three Fires restaurant

Fort Wayne-Allen County health authorities have issued a health alert for patrons of a Fort Wayne restaurant after an employee tested positive for hepatitis A, according to a news release May 31. The individual More...

By Robert On Saturday, May 4th, 2013
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Idaho health officials warn patrons of Papa Murphy’s pizzeria of possible hepatitis A exposure

The Southeastern Idaho Public Health District are warning customers of a Chubbuck pizzeria of a possible risk of hepatitis A exposure after an employee there was confirmed positive for the viral disease on May More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Hepatitis A case reported at San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital, warn of exposure risk

Employees, patients and visitors who were at the San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital between April 5 and April 25 are being notified they were potentially exposed to hepatitis A after an individual at the hospital More...

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