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The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A associated with 555 East American Steakhouse in downtown Long Beach. Several cases of hepatitis A have been confirmed in individuals who ate at the restaurant on or around December 24, 2019. Those who ate there

As of February 19th, 2020, this investigation is over.

20 outbreak-associated cases of hepatitis A were reported from 7 states (Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin).

Illnesses started on dates ranging from October 8, 2019, to November 15, 2019.

11 people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported.

Epidemiologic and traceback evidence indicated that

As of November 26, 2019, this outbreak appears to be ongoing.

14 outbreak-associated cases of hepatitis A have been reported from 5 states (Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Wisconsin).

Illnesses started on dates ranging from October 8, 2019, to November 15, 2019.8 people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

Epidemiologic and traceback evidence 

As of November 20, 2019, this outbreak appears to be ongoing.

11 outbreak-associated cases of hepatitis A have been reported from 3 states (Indiana, Nebraska, and Wisconsin).

Illnesses started on dates ranging from October 15, 2019, to November 5, 2019. 6 people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

In interviews, 11/11 (100%) reported

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is working with local health departments, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A(link is external) that may be linked to fresh, non-organic blackberries. These blackberries were sold at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market