The CDC has been reporting on an ongoing person to person outbreak of Hepatitis A for years. Since the outbreaks were first identified in 2016, 37 states have publicly reported the following as of OctoberContinue Reading Publisher’s Platform: It is past time to vaccinate food service workers against Hep A
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is working with Panda Express in Lancaster (44411 Valley Central Way Lancaster, CA 93536) to alert consumers of a possible hepatitis A exposure. Public Health…Continue Reading Patrons of a Panda Express in Lancaster, CA, urged to get hepatitis A vaccinations
The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) has launched an updated code of practice.
Version 8 of the Lion Code incorporates the latest scientific and veterinary advice and industry expertise. The British Lion Code of Practice…Continue Reading UK egg sector gets updated code of practice
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Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
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Re: Letter to the CDC’s Committee on Immunization Practices – It is time to deal…Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: It’s time to deal with hepatitis A and food service workers
Vaccination programs and public awareness campaigns could reduce the number of people affected by tick-borne encephalitis virus, which is sometimes foodborne, according to researchers.
Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is a viral infection of the central nervous…Continue Reading Study details scale of foodborne tick-borne encephalitis in Europe
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Today the Roanoke Times reported that owners of Famous Anthony’s filed bankruptcy for two of their Roanoke five restaurant locations after a hepatitis A outbreak originating from one of their food service…
Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: whether it is for moral or business reasons, offer hepatitis A vaccination to your employees
A fourth person has died in a hepatitis A outbreak traced to Famous Anthony’s restaurants in Roanoke Valley in Virginia.
Larry Vest died on Christmas after fighting the liver disease for months. His wife Diane,…
Continue Reading Fourth person dies in hepatitis A outbreak traced to Virginia restaurants
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The clock is ticking.
Not naming the restaurant and the dates of exposure deny Pennsylvania residents vital information in order to know if they were exposed and to have time to receive …
Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Pennsylvania Health Official must name Italian Restaurant and dates of exposure to Hepatitis A
The Arkansas Department of Health is warning of possible hepatitis A exposures after an employee of Wendy’s at 721 North Arkansas, in Russellville tested positive for the virus.
Anyone who ate at the restaurant between…
Continue Reading Wendy’s patrons may have been exposed to hepatitis A; still time for treatment for some
Another patient has been added to the case count in a deadly hepatitis A outbreak in Virginia where public health officials continue to investigate other potential cases linked to a local restaurant chain in the…
Continue Reading Patient count at 50 with 3 dead in hepatitis A outbreak linked to restaurants