Hepatitis A Has Hit Los Angeles, a Week After Sickening Hundreds in San Diego

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Public health authorities on Tuesday declared an outbreak of the highly contagious liver disease hepatitis A in Los Angeles County, the third California region to see significant infections this year....

Hepatitis A Has Hit Los Angeles, a Week After Sickening Hundreds in San Diego

Here's how to avoid contracting the highly-contagious disease

Wed 20 Sep 17 from TIME

Hepatitis A outbreak seen in Los Angeles County

Public health authorities on Tuesday declared an outbreak of the highly contagious liver disease hepatitis A in Los Angeles County, the third California region to see significant infections ...

Tue 19 Sep 17 from Medical Xpress

Hepatitis A outbreak seen in Los Angeles County, Tue 19 Sep 17 from AP

A Hepatitis A Outbreak Has Killed 16 People in San Diego

A total of 421 cases have been confirmed

Wed 13 Sep 17 from TIME

What's Causing the Hepatitis A Outbreaks in California?

Nearly 450 people in San Diego have become infected with hepatitis A over the last 10 months, making it the largest outbreak of the illness in California in decades.

Thu 21 Sep 17 from Livescience

Hepatitis A outbreak declared in LA County as San Diego washes down streets

Los Angeles health officials declared a hepatitis A outbreak in the county on Tuesday, days after San Diego County announced a public health emergency due to the virus that killed at least 16 ...

Wed 20 Sep 17 from FOXNews

What is hepatitis?

Taking care of every part of your body is essential, including your liver.

Wed 20 Sep 17 from FOXNews

San Diego begins sanitary street washing to combat hepatitis A outbreak

San Diego has begun sanitary street washing efforts after county officials demanded the city act on a plan to address the “fecally contaminated environment” downtown.

Tue 12 Sep 17 from FOXNews

“Fecally” San Diego getting bleach pressure-wash amid viral outbreak

The hepatitis A virus outbreak has sickened nearly 400 and led to 15 deaths.

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Arstechnica

LA Tries To Get Ahead Of Highly Contagious Hep A Outbreak That’s Sweeping San Diego

Since November, 421 people in San Diego County have been infected with the virus, including the 16 who died. So far Los Angeles has been spared, but they don't want to be caught off-guard.

Mon 18 Sep 17 from Kaiser Health News

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