Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts

UPDATE: Late this afternoon public health officials reported a third patient has died in this outbreak. No further details were released on the patient.

Another person has died in an outbreak of hepatitis A among patrons of a chain of restaurants in the Roanoke, VA, area.

State officials confirmed the
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Health officials in the Roanoke, VA, area say the number of hepatitis A infections linked to three Famous Anthony’s restaurants has more than doubled, with 20 people requiring hospitalization.

The Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts report the patient count jumped from 14 to 35 cases since the most recent
Continue Reading Hepatitis A patient count more than doubles among patrons of Virginia restaurants