EH-20171207-60914-USA – Epidemic Hazard – USA – North-America

Another case of hepatitis A was reported this week in Monterey County, bringing the total to eight individuals with the virus this year, four times as many as have been reported in previous years, health officials say. Four of the cases involved individuals who have not left the county since the first case was announced in Monterey in October, indicating the virus is now spreading locally. Health officials concerned by this rapid spread are quickly cracking down to halt its progression and prevent further infection. The cases come with the rising wave of hepatitis A cases throughout ...

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