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Publisher's Platform: Restaurants finally vaccinating employees against hepatitis A

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: RESTAURANTS FINALLY VACCINATING EMPLOYEES AGAINST HEPATITIS A

The Ashland-Boyd County Kentucky Health Department says a worker at a McDonald's in Ashland has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. The...

Hepatitis A cases nearing 100 in WV; 3 out of 4 hospitalized

HEPATITIS A CASES NEARING 100 IN WV; 3 OUT OF 4 HOSPITALIZED

West Virginia has had 98 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A so far this year, with some of them cause by the same strain of the liver virus...

 
 
 
Food source suspected in Hep A outbreak in six EU countries

FOOD SOURCE SUSPECTED IN HEP A OUTBREAK IN SIX EU COUNTRIES

More than 40 cases of Hepatitis A have been reported in six European Union countries, according to the European Center for Disease...

Grand jury scolds county for response to Hepatitis A outbreak

GRAND JURY SCOLDS COUNTY FOR RESPONSE TO HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK

San Diego's recent Hepatitis A epidemic was mishandled by public health officials, according to a newly minted country grand jury report....

 
 
 
Hepatitis A outbreak definitely involves mainstream population

HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK DEFINITELY INVOLVES MAINSTREAM POPULATION

Editor's note: This is the main story of a two-piece news package we are presenting today. The companion story includes additional...

State-by-state counts show Hepatitis illnesses up and down

STATE-BY-STATE COUNTS SHOW HEPATITIS ILLNESSES UP AND DOWN

Editor's note: This is the companion story of a two-piece news package we are presenting today. The main story describes the ongoing,...

 
 
 
White Castle worker latest to expose Louisville to hepatitis A

WHITE CASTLE WORKER LATEST TO EXPOSE LOUISVILLE TO HEPATITIS A

Louisville, KY, residents are getting another in what's been a series of public warnings about hepatitis A. This time, anyone who dined...

Indiana warns travelers to Kentucky and Michigan to get Vaccinated for Hepatitis A

INDIANA WARNS TRAVELERS TO KENTUCKY AND MICHIGAN TO GET VACCINATED FOR HEPATITIS A

I remember the first time I traveled outside the US, I got a series of vaccine - including a Hepatitis A vaccine. I do not recall ever...

 
 
 
More restaurant workers with Hepatitis A; vaccinations urged

MORE RESTAURANT WORKERS WITH HEPATITIS A; VACCINATIONS URGED

State and county officials across the country continue to alert the public about possible exposure to Hepatitis A from foodservice...

Kentucky health officials respond aggressively to Hepatitis A

KENTUCKY HEALTH OFFICIALS RESPOND AGGRESSIVELY TO HEPATITIS A

Public health officials in Kentucky are responding agressively to a Hepatitis A outbreak, and Dr. Jeffrey Howard, acting director of...

 
 
 
State recommends hepatitis A vaccinations to curb outbreak

STATE RECOMMENDS HEPATITIS A VACCINATIONS TO CURB OUTBREAK

Kentucky's Department of Public Health recommended on Monday that all unvaccinated people in six of the state's counties seek hepatitis...

Publisher's Platform: Besides hepatitis A, what do McDonald's, Applebee's and Texas Roadhouse have in common?

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: BESIDES HEPATITIS A, WHAT DO MCDONALD'S, APPLEBEE'S AND TEXAS ROADHOUSE HAVE IN COMMON?

Answer: They are all in Kentucky where a hepatitis A outbreak has been ongoing for months. With 272 people infected with Hepatitis...

 
 
 
McDonald's stock slips on news of hepatitis A infected worker

MCDONALD'S STOCK SLIPS ON NEWS OF HEPATITIS A INFECTED WORKER

Another foodservice worker in Kentucky has been confirmed infected with the hepatitis A virus, but this time a McDonald's location...

Frozen Pomegranate Causes Hepatitis A in Australia

FROZEN POMEGRANATE CAUSES HEPATITIS A IN AUSTRALIA

People who purchased imported frozen pomegranate at Coles supermarket have developed hepatitis A. NSW Health is trying to warn everyone...

 
 
 
Pomegranate arils from Egypt blamed in hepatitis A outbreak

POMEGRANATE ARILS FROM EGYPT BLAMED IN HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK

Frozen pomegranate arils from Egypt are under recall in Australia because they have been linked to a hepatitis A outbreak in New South...

Salt Lake County reports first deaths in hepatitis A outbreak

SALT LAKE COUNTY REPORTS FIRST DEATHS IN HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK

The Salt Lake County Health Department announced Tuesday that two county residents have died in Utah's ongoing hepatitis A outbreak. The...

 
 
 
Kentucky reports hep A death; Waffle House worker positive

KENTUCKY REPORTS HEP A DEATH; WAFFLE HOUSE WORKER POSITIVE

New hepatitis A infections continue to be diagnosed in Kentucky where almost 150 people have been confirmed with the virus. Health...

During Kentucky Hepatitis A Outbreak Kroger Employee Stricken and Customers Exposed

DURING KENTUCKY HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK KROGER EMPLOYEE STRICKEN AND CUSTOMERS EXPOSED

Ill employee prompts Kroger to vaccinate employees but not customers. According to Kentucky press reports, an employee in the produce...

 
 
 
Kroger customers in Kentucky exposed to hepatitis A virus

KROGER CUSTOMERS IN KENTUCKY EXPOSED TO HEPATITIS A VIRUS

A Kroger employee who worked in the produce aisle of a Kentucky grocery store in February exposed an unknown number of people to the...

Advisory committee revises hepatitis A vaccine guidance

ADVISORY COMMITTEE REVISES HEPATITIS A VACCINE GUIDANCE

With a unanimous vote, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is recommending that anyone over the age of 12 months, who...