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Hepatitis A

Introduction

Hepatitis A is a type of viral liver infection uncommon in England but widespread in other parts of the world, such as Africa and India. 761 more words

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Hepatitis A in Hong Kong

2015 has seen a sudden spike in the number of cases of Hepatitis A in Hong Kong. Compared to the annual average of about 44 cases seen over the last five years, the first 14 weeks of 2015 has already seen a spike in cases of Hepatitis A, with the reported number standing at 64 at the last reckoning. 141 more words

Outbreak Watch

Patties Foods tests fail to find any hepatitis A

The Australian Eli Greenblat April 15, 2015

The food manufacturer at the centre of the hepatitis A outbreak earlier this year linked to frozen packets of Nanna’s mixed berries claims the integrity of its quality-assurance systems has been vindicated after its own testing failed to find any trace of the disease. 345 more words

Microbiology

Second Hep A vaccination clinic today after confirmed case at juice bar

TORONTO – A second hepatitis A vaccination clinic is scheduled for today after an employee at an east-end juice bar was diagnosed with the virus. 110 more words

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Hepatitis A Vaccine

What is hepatitis A?

Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). HAV is found in the stool of people with hepatitis A. 1,013 more words

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Inoculated for Guatemala

I leave to attend my niece’s wedding in Antigua, Guatemala in one week. Squeal!!! But wait a minute. According to the Centers for Disease Control, travelers to Guatemala should have the following inoculations: … 300 more words

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Hepatitis A

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The best way to prevent hepatitis A is through vaccination with the hepatitis A vaccine. Vaccination is recommended for all children age 12 months and older, for travelers to certain countries, and for people at high risk for infection with the virus. 430 more words

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