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San Diego Hepatitis A Major Outbreak

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Category: Disease Outbreaks: U.S. Local Discussion
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Printed Date: October 21 2019 at 10:46pm


Topic: San Diego Hepatitis A Major Outbreak
Posted By: Technophobe
Subject: San Diego Hepatitis A Major Outbreak
Date Posted: September 02 2017 at 1:25pm
There is a major outbreak of hepatitis A in San Diego county.  There have currently been 379 cases confirmed (since Nov, 2016).  That makes it the largest outbreak for 20 years.

Source and full article:    http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/health/sd-me-hepatitis-emergency-20170901-story.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/health/sd-me-hepatitis-emergency-20170901-story.html


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Absence of proof is not proof of absence.



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Posted By: Technophobe
Date Posted: September 13 2017 at 2:24pm
Homelessness and the attending squalor is believed to be contributing to the outbreak.

Homeless Camps Are Infectious Disease Time Bombs


Source and full article:    http://www.acsh.org/news/2017/09/13/homeless-camps-are-infectious-disease-time-bombs-11820" rel="nofollow - http://www.acsh.org/news/2017/09/13/homeless-camps-are-infectious-disease-time-bombs-11820


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Absence of proof is not proof of absence.



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