Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is primarily transmitted fecal-orally after close contact with an infected person; it is the most common cause of viral hepatitis worldwide, typically causing acute and self-limited symptoms, although liver failure and death can occur.

Rates of hepatitis A had declined by approximately 95% during 1996–2011; however, during 2016–2018, CDC received approximately

The Northwest Health District’s ongoing investigation and surveillance indicate that there is a need to extend the risk period of hepatitis transmission to March 29, 2019.

The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District officials have confirmed a case of hepatitis A in a food handler at McDonald’s, 106 LaFayette Road, Chickamauga, GA. An

The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District officials have confirmed a case of hepatitis A in a food handler at McDonald’s, 106 LaFayette Road, Chickamauga, GA. An investigation found that this employee worked at the restaurant while infectious, from March 4 through March 17. While it is relatively rare for restaurant patrons to

More than 750 people were vaccinated during a four-day clinic this week after possibly being exposed to hepatitis A at an Aiken restaurant last month.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control was notified Jan. 31 that an employee at Aiken Brewing Company had tested positive for the virus. On Monday, DHEC warned

The Hocking County Health Department reported an employee of the Logan McDonald’s was recently diagnosed with a case of hepatitis A.

According to a news release, the employees does handle food at the restaurant. After reporting the case to McDonald’s the restaurant underwent a cleaning and sanitizing process.

The health department says the risk to

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), in cooperation with Panera Bread in Montgomery, is investigating a food handler who is infected with hepatitis A virus.

As a preventative measure, ADPH is suggesting customers who consumed food, whether dine-in, pickup, or delivery, between the dates of January 26 through February 5, 2019, be identified.

These

The FDA is alerting consumers to possible hepatitis A contamination of Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas, an individually wrapped marshmallow candy dipped in chocolate or caramel. We are advising consumers not to eat and to throw away any Bauer’s Candies Chocolate or Caramel Modjeskas, purchased after November 14, 2018 because a worker in the facility tested positive