Starbucks Employee With Hepatitis A Kept Working, Potentially Exposing Thousands Of Customers
Despite testing positive for the highly contagious virus, the employee kept working at a Starbucks store for six different days afterwards. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Food & Drink /food-drink pharma Source Type: news

Customers who visited a New Jersey Starbucks are told to get vaccinated against hepatitis A
An employee who worked at a Starbucks location in New Jersey, has tested positive for hepatitis A and may have been exposed between November 4 and November 6 or between November 11 and 13. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What ’s Worse, Hepatitis A, B, or C?
Title: What ’s Worse, Hepatitis A, B, or C?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 29, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Recognizing Hepatitis R & D on World Hepatitis Day
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection. There are five main hepatitis viruses, with types A, B, C most common. In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that Americans were infected with 24,900 cases of hepatitis A and 21,600 cases of hepatitis B, many of which go undiagnosed because individuals do not know they are infected. Over the past several years, the biopharmaceutical industry has made significant progress in bringing medicines to patients that improve cure rates, reduce side effects and duration of treatment and expand treatment options. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - July 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Research and Development Drug Cost Hepatitis C Source Type: news

Introducing birth-dose hepatitis  B vaccination would be cost effective in Burkina Faso
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - July 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hepatitis A Virus Infections Among Men Who Have Sex with Men - Eight U.S. States, 2017-2018
This report describes trends in hepatitis A cases among men who have sex with men. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - June 17, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Diseases & Conditions Healthy Living Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Vaccination Infection MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Outbreaks Sexual Health Source Type: news

Medicaid hepatitis A-related medical costs high during outbreak
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - March 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Estimated Medicaid Costs Associated with Hepatitis A During an Outbreak - West Virginia, 2018-2019
This report describes hepatitis A-related clinical costs during an outbreak in West Virginia. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 25, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Hepatitis Hepatitis A Medicaid MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Outbreaks Source Type: news

Is Hepatitis Contagious Hep C Hepatitis A B
Is Hepatitis Contagious? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hepatitis A in the US: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released information about hepatitis A outbreaks among drug users and homeless people in certain U.S. cities. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we learn more about the disease from Dr. Stacey Rizza, a Mayo Clinic infectious disease specialist. To listen, click the link below. Hepatitis A in [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 9, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Improving access to hepatitis  C treatment in Pakistan: important role of generics
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - December 1, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Early antiviral treatment in chronic hepatitis  B saves lives and costs
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - December 1, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Prot égete contra la infección de Hepatitis A
Prot égete de los brotes de hepatitis A ... Lo que debes saber sobre esta peligrosa enfermedad que, a pesar de ser prevenible, vuelve a causar estragos. ... por: Michelle Crouch, AARP, 26 de octubre... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - October 24, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What San Diego's Hepatitis A outbreak can teach us during COVID-19
(San Diego State University) The disconnect between the public and government agencies, and how information is communicated on social media during an outbreak was the focus of a study by San Diego State University researchers. They found key lessons that can be applied to the COVID-19 pandemic, which could stem the tide of misinformation currently happening. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - October 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Scientists Who Discovered Hepatitis C
Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice were jointly honored for their decisive contribution to the fight against blood-borne hepatitis, a major global health problem. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine J. Wu and Daniel Victor Tags: your-feed-science Nobel Prizes Medicine and Health Hepatitis Norway Alter, Harvey James Rice, Charles M Houghton, Michael Source Type: news

Nobel prize in medicine awarded to US-UK trio for work on hepatitis C
Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton, Charles Rice share 10m Swedish kronor prizeTwo Americans and a British scientist have been awarded the Nobel prize in medicine for their groundbreaking work on blood-borne hepatitis, a health problem that causes cirrhosis and liver cancer around the world.Harvey J Alter at the US National Institutes of Health in Maryland, Charles M Rice from Rockefeller University in New York, and Michael Houghton, a British virologist at the University of Alberta in Canada, were honoured for their joint discovery of the hepatitis C virus, a major cause of liver disease.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Nobel prizes Science UK news Medicine Science prizes People in science Nobel prize in literature Awards and prizes Source Type: news

3 Win Nobel Medicine Prize for Discovering Hepatitis C Virus
(STOCKHOLM) — Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and British-born scientist Michael Houghton won the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus, a major source of liver disease that affects millions worldwide. Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio’s work identified a major source of blood-borne hepatitis that couldn’t be explained by the previously discovered hepatitis A and B viruses. Their work, dating back to the 1970s and 1980s, has helped saved millions of lives, the committee said. “Thanks to their discovery, ...
Source: TIME: Science - October 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: DAVID KEYTON and FRANK JORDANS / AP Tags: Uncategorized News News Desk wire Source Type: news

One Dose Of Coronavirus Vaccine Likely Won ’ t Be Enough; ‘ We ’ re Looking At Double Shots ’
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Source Type: news

DAAs for chronic hepatitis  C: good public health investment in Vietnam
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - July 31, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

The Role of Food Handlers in Hepatitis A Virus Transmission The Role of Food Handlers in Hepatitis A Virus Transmission
How significant is the risk of secondary transmission from hepatitis A-infected food handlers to food establishment customers? Is preemptive vaccination of food handlers warranted?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - July 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Use of Molecular Epidemiology to Inform Response to a Hepatitis A Outbreak - Los Angeles County, California, October 2018-April 2019
This report describes molecular testing used during a hepatitis A outbreak in Los Angeles County, California. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - July 2, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Advanced Molecular Detection Epidemiology Hepatitis A MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Outbreaks Source Type: news

Hepatitis A Hospitalization Costs, United States, 2017 Hepatitis A Hospitalization Costs, United States, 2017
What do we currently know about the costs associated with hepatitis A-related hospitalizations?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - May 27, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Researchers discover key player in hepatitis A virus infection
(University of North Carolina Health Care) University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers designed experiments using gene-editing tools to discover how molecules called gangliosides serve as de facto gatekeepers to allow the virus entry into liver cells and trigger disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Assessing the Role of Food Handlers in Hepatitis A Virus Transmission --- Multiple States, 2016--2019
This report describes hepatitis A outbreak cases reported from 26 states as of September 13, 2019. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 21, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Food Safety Hepatitis A MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Twinrix (Hepatitis A Inactivated & Hepatitis B (Recombinant) Vaccine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 27, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA grants Breakthrough Device Designation for Roche's Elecsys GALAD score to support earlier diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma
Basel, 4 March 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device Designation to the Elecsys ® GALAD score.* This algorithmic score combines gender and age with the biomarker results of the Elecsys AFP, AFP-L3 and PIVKA-II and is intended to aid diagnosis of early stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Dr. Amit Singal, Medical Director of the Liver Tumor Program   and Clinical Chief of Pathology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, USA, stated, " HCC is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, wit...
Source: Roche Investor Update - March 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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 21, 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 - October 31, 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 - October 31, 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