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State-by-state counts show Hepatitis illnesses up and down

Editor’s note: This is the companion story of a two-piece news package we are presenting today. The main story describes the ongoing, multi-state outbreak of Hepatitis A and how states are addressing it. Most case counts in both stories are as of April 30. However, some of the main outbreak states have since updated their counts,… Continue Reading

Hepatitis A outbreak definitely involves mainstream population

Editor’s note: This is the main story of a two-piece news package we are presenting today. The companion story includes additional information about Hepatitis A and a state-by-state breakdown of Hepatitis A cases. Most case counts in both stories are as of April 30. However, some of the main outbreak states have since updated their counts,… Continue Reading

Kentucky sports bar closes in relation to Salmonella outbreak

Eagles Roost Sports Bar, Irvine, Ken.

A sports bar in Irvine, KY  has voluntarily closed while county and state officials investigate a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened about 60 people. Eight have required hospitalization. Neither the Estill County Health Department nor the Kentucky Department of Public Health (KDPH) have named the restaurant, but CBS and NBC television news affiliates in Lexington… Continue Reading

Children in KY E. Coli Outbreak Drank Milk From Raw Milk Dairy

(Editor’s note: This article has been updated to reflect a communication from the Kentucky Department for Public Health.) The four Kentucky children hospitalized in an E. coli outbreak earlier this month all consumed milk from the same raw milk dairy, according to multiple reports and the mother of one of the sickened children. The Kentucky Department… Continue Reading