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Hepatitis A Outbreak Reaches Los Angeles

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    Posted: September 19 2017 at 2:50pm
There are only 10 cases so far and those were probably infected in San Diego or Santa Cruz.

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Yep, we've got it down here in San Diego. Pretty bad outbreak. I was vaccinated a few years ago on the advice of my doctor because of the problem of sewage spills from Tijuana contaminating the ocean.
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Maricopa County public health officials say a hepatitis A outbreak linked to 17 deaths in San Diego has been contained in Arizona, with only 15 known cases and no deaths



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California declares emergency to fight hepatitis A outbreak

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