Can hepatitis A outbreaks in men who have sex with men be controlled?

Publication date: Available online 2 December 2019Source: Revista Clínica Española (English Edition)Author(s): A. Domínguez, X. Forns
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The rise of vaccine-preventable illnesses, such as measles and hepatitis, in the United States and around the globe has been alarming in recent years. For women — especially those hoping to become pregnant, as well as women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby — vaccines can be a worrisome topic. There are many misconceptions about vaccine safety in and around pregnancy that can lead to confusion and unnecessary fear of a lifesaving medical tool. As a practicing ob/gyn, I often discuss vaccines with my patients and help them sort out fears versus facts. Which vaccines should you consider before concepti...
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Wang Dabing Zhang Among the causative agents of duck viral hepatitis, duck hepatitis A virus genotype 1 (DHAV-1) is the most common virus reported in most outbreaks worldwide. How to propagate DHAV-1 in cell cultures efficiently remains a problem to be explored. Here, we aimed to test the effect of serum type on DHAV-1 replication in duck embryo fibroblast (DEF) cells. Comparative studies involved virus culture and passage, observation of cytopathic effect (CPE), virus quantification, and plaque formation assay. From the results of these investigations, we conclude that use of chicken serum (CS) in maintenance medium...
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After facing a major outbreak last year, Florida had 32 reported cases of hepatitis A during the first four days of 2020, state Department of Health numbers show. Duval County led the state in the number of newly reported cases from last Wednesday to Saturday, with five, followed by Polk County, which had four cases. Totals posted on the  Department of Health website showed that 3,396 cases of hepatitis A were reported to the state in 2019, up from 548 c ases in 2018. Hepatitis A can cause liver…
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Abstract In 2018, a hepatitis A virus outbreak was identified among internally displaced persons in Syria. Sequence analysis based on the viral protein 1/2 junction revealed that the causative virus belonged to genotype IB. A high displacement rate, deteriorated sanitary and health conditions, and poor water quality likely contributed to this outbreak. PMID: 31829918 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Hepatitis A Outbreak in Six States Linked to Fresh Blackberries There have been 18 illnesses in six states in a hepatitis A outbreak possibly...
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Title: Hepatitis A Outbreak in Six States Linked to Fresh BlackberriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM
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An Omaha woman who contracted hepatitis A after eating blackberries she bought at a Fresh Thyme grocery store has sued the company
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Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Hepatitis A Outbreak Possibly Caused by Fresh Blackberries There have been 14 cases of hepatitis A in five states -- Indiana, Michigan,...
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