ACIP Releases 2020 Child and Adolescent Vaccine Schedule ACIP Releases 2020 Child and Adolescent Vaccine Schedule
Changes include a recommendation for a hepatitis A catch-up vaccination for anyone who wasn't vaccinated as a child.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

State starts year with 32 Hepatitis A cases
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… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hepatitis (Viral Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, G)
Title: Hepatitis (Viral Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, G)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - December 17, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Dec. 11, 2019
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... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hepatitis A Outbreak in Six States Linked to Fresh Blackberries
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 (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - December 11, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Hepatitis A in 6 States Linked to Blackberries
Investigators have determined that the berries came from a distribution center that ships fresh berries to Fresh Thyme Farmers Market stores in 11 states: IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, MN, NE, OH, PA, and WI. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawsuit filed over hepatitis A outbreak linked to berries
An Omaha woman who contracted hepatitis A after eating blackberries she bought at a Fresh Thyme grocery store has sued the company (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Nov. 27, 2019
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,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 27, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

DHS Urges Residents to Set a Healthy Table this Thanksgiving
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is urging state residents to take extra care while preparing their Thanksgiving meals this week. While hygiene is always important in food preparation, recent outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7 and hepatitis A infections shines a bright light on how vital hygiene is. “The holidays are a time to enjoy the company of friends and family, and no one should have to worry about getting sick from the food shared at these...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 26, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Hepatitis A Outbreak in 3 States May be Linked to Fresh Blackberries: FDA
Title: Hepatitis A Outbreak in 3 States May be Linked to Fresh Blackberries: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - November 25, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Nov. 22, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Hepatitis A Outbreak in 3 States May be Linked to Fresh Blackberries: FDA An outbreak of hepatitis A that's sickened 11 people in Indiana,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hepatitis A outbreak 'potentially linked' to blackberries from Fresh Thyme stores
An outbreak of hepatitis A in Indiana, Nebraska and Wisconsin has been "potentially linked" to blackberries from the Fresh Thyme chain of grocery stores, authorities say. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hepatitis A outbreak 'potentially linked' to blackberries from Fresh Thyme stores, officials say
An outbreak of hepatitis A in Indiana, Nebraska and Wisconsin has been "potentially linked" to blackberries from the Fresh Thyme chain of grocery stores, authorities say. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA: Multi-state hepatitis A outbreak linked to blackberries
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is investigating a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis A connected to non-organic blackberries purchased at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market stores. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officials: Multistate hepatitis A cases traced to berries
A hepatitis A outbreak in Nebraska, Indiana and Wisconsin has been traced to blackberries sold in Fresh Thyme grocery stores and federal authorities are warning consumers in 11 states against eating some berries bought from the chain (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Pinellas, Pasco continue to lead state in Hepatitis A cases
Florida had 51 hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 3,079, as of Saturday. Duval County had the largest number of newly reported cases last week with six, followed by Citrus County with four, according to a News Service of Florida analysis of weekly data from the Florida Department of Health. Pasco, Pinellas and Volusia counties, meanwhile, continue to lead the state in the overall numbers of reported hepatitis A infections with 407,377 and 276 cases,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 19, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: The News Service of Florida Source Type: news

Aldi Recalls Frozen Berries Over Hepatitis A Concerns
BOSTON (CBS) – Packages of frozen raspberries and frozen berry mixes containing raspberries sold at Aldi Grocery Stores are being recalled because they could be contaminated with Hepatitis A. Wawona Frozen Foods in California issued the voluntary recall for the berries sold in bags with the Season’s Choice label. No one has reported getting sick, but the recall was issued “out of an abundance of caution due to a positive test result taken as part of a government sampling program.” If you have the berries, don’t eat them. Instead throw them out or return them to the store for a refund. The reca...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Consumer Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Aldi Hepatitis A Recalls Source Type: news

Recall: Frozen Berries Sold at Aldi and Raley ’s
People who catch hepatitis A typically get sick 15 to 50 days after eating or drinking contaminated food or water. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hepatitis  E infection has high cost burden in China
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - November 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Tenefovir alafenamide in chronic hepatitis  B: benefits at high cost
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - November 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis A
American Airlines would not confirm that one of its flight attendants had hepatitis A or another disease, ABC News reported. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

American Airlines Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis A
Title: American Airlines Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis ACategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/9/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - October 9, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

American Airlines Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis A
TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 -- Passengers on several American Airline flights in the United States may have been exposed to hepatitis A by a flight attendant, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. The CDC said the flight attendant had... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hepatitis A On American Airlines Flight, How Flight Conditions Could Make Things Worse
This is what happened to a " plane full of people " on a flight from San Francisco to Charlotte (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

1971 to 2017 Saw 32 Drinking Water Hepatitis A Outbreaks
FRIDAY, Sept. 6, 2019 -- Thirty-two outbreaks of hepatitis A associated with drinking water were identified during 1971 to 2017, and all occurred before 2010, according to research published in the Sept. 6 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Impact of Public Health Interventions on Drinking Water-Associated Outbreaks of Hepatitis A - United States, 1971-2017
This report analyzes drinking water-associated hepatitis A outbreaks reported to the Waterborne Disease and Outbreak Surveillance System during 1971-2017. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 5, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Drinking Water Hepatitis A MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Outbreaks Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases A--Z: What you should know about hepatitis A
There is a widespread outbreak of hepatitis A in communities across the U.S. "Hepatitis A is a highly contagious virus that can cause infection and inflammation in the liver," says Dr. Stacey Rizza, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic. "It's transmitted through food, water, and through an oral-fecal route." Anyone who has not been vaccinated is [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 19, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Hepatitis A Races Across the Country Hepatitis A Races Across the Country
The virus continues its march across the nation, with Florida and Philadelphia the latest areas to declare public health emergencies.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - August 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida
The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news

Hepatitis A crises declared in Florida and Philadelphia as rates soar nationwide
Rates are also high in other states, including Kentucky, with 4,793 this year so far; Ohio with 3,220; West Virginia with 2,528; and Tennessee with 2,022. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida latest place to declare emergency over hepatitis A
Officials in Florida have declared a public health emergency over a rising number of hepatitis A cases, the latest part of the country dealing with outbreaks of the liver disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How Hepatitis A Is Now An Emergency In Philadelphia
Florida has declared an emergency as well. These are the states that have active Hepatitis A outbreaks. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Namibia: Viral Hepatitis - Are You One of the Missing Millions?
[New Era] Yesterday, the world observed World Hepatitis Day under the theme 'Find the missing millions'. The event aimed to raise global awareness about viral hepatitis, a group of infectious diseases known as viral Hepatitis A (HAV), B (HBV), C (HCV), D (HDV) and E (HEV). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), HBV and HCV are the most common ones. In fact, WHO cautions that 325 million people worldwide are living with the two infections. Organisations, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tampa Bay area counties lead in hepatitis A cases as another 53 are reported statewide
Florida had 53 new hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases since January to 2,034, according to the state Department of Health. Pasco and Pinellas counties continued to lead the state in the number of reported cases, with 358 in Pasco and 328 in Pinellas as of Saturday. Manatee County led the state in the number of new suspected cases last week with six. Others with increases included Lee and Volusia counties, which each had five new cases. The state data includes… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Liberia: 'Liberia Risks Disease Outbreaks Amid Sanitation Problem'
[Observer] Prominent biomedical scientist and social activist, Dr. Dougbeh Christopher Nyan, has said that, "a major outbreak of Cholera and Hepatitis A infection may be looming over Liberia, if the government does not urgently address the proper disposal of mountains of garbage and solid wastes that has accumulated and sits in and around the Capital, Monrovia and its environs." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: 10 Students Admitted After Hepatitis a Outbreak At Embu School
[Nation] Ten students were hospitalised on Thursday following a hepatitis A at Moi High School Mbiruri in Embu County. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 11, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Hepatitis A outbreak: Rise in Florida Hepatitis cases - what are symptoms of hepatitis?
HEPATITIS A has broken out in Florida, with cases in the US state rising above normal levels. What are the symptoms of Hepatitis? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Georgia Wendy's customers urged to get checked for hepatitis A after an employee tested positive 
An employee at a Wendy's in Lawrenceville, Georgia, who tested positive for hepatitis A, may have exposed customers who ate there to the infection between June 13 and June 29. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hepatitis A: OUTBREAK at UK school - Symptoms you may be at risk found in your stools
HEPATITIS A is passed on from person to person by eating food or drinking water that contains virus ’. It is uncommon in the UK but a new case has been reported of a young child in Yorkshire who has contracted the virus and if you have this coloured stool you might be at risk. Do you have it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autoimmune Hepatitis: Current and Future Therapeutic Options Autoimmune Hepatitis: Current and Future Therapeutic Options
This review summarizes current as well as promising investigational options for autoimmune hepatitis, a rare immune-mediated liver disease.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

hepatitis A vaccine (Havrix, Vaqta)
Title: hepatitis A vaccine (Havrix, Vaqta)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 2, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Health Highlights: June 28, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Older Kids Should Get Hepatitis A Vaccine: Expert Panel Hepatitis A vaccinations should be given to more than 2 million older U.S. children, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hundreds of people exposed to hepatitis A at a Mexican diner in Georgia
A server a Willy's Mexicana Grill in Cartersville, northwest of Atlanta, was diagnosed with the virus this month. They had been working with food served to diners from May 31 to June 17. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vets With PTSD Face Higher Odds for Early Death From Multiple Causes
MONDAY, June 24, 2019 -- U.S. veterans with PTSD are twice as likely as the general population to die from suicide, accidents and viral hepatitis, a new study finds. Veterans with PTSD also have a higher risk of death from diabetes and liver... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 24, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hepatitis A (HAV, Hep A)
Title: Hepatitis A (HAV, Hep A)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/13/2010 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 18, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Researchers find genetic cause for fatal response to Hepatitis A
(Rockefeller University Press) Researchers have identified a genetic mutation that caused an 11-year-old girl to suffer a fatal reaction to infection with the Hepatitis A virus (HAV). The study, which will be published June 18, 2019 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, reveals that mutations in the IL18BP gene causes the body's immune system to attack and kill healthy liver cells, and suggests that targeting this pathway could prevent the deaths of patients suffering rapid liver failure in response to viral infection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 18, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

More contaminated fruit! Costco and Kroger recall frozen berries over hepatitis A fears
Costco and Kroger both sell frozen berry medleys that include blackberries produced by Townsend Farms. The berries may have been contaminated by the hepatitis A virus, the FDA warns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Costco Frozen Blackberries May Be Tainted With Hepatitis A
Title: Costco Frozen Blackberries May Be Tainted With Hepatitis ACategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 14, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Costco joins Kroger in recall of frozen berries on hepatitis A fears
Source is Townsend Farms, which recalled frozen berries in 2013 that sickened 165 people with the virus in 10 states (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Jersey Dunkin' Donuts employee diagnosed with hepatitis A 
Customers who ordered food or beverages from a Dunkin' Donuts in Turnersville, New Jersey, between May 18 and June 1 may have been exposed to hepatitis A after an employee tested positive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news