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San Diego followed hepatitis guidelines, but local conditions worsened outbreak - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Health officials said Oct. 5 that the outbreak could continue for many months, even years. (Oct. 6, 2017). Lauryn SchroederContact Reporter. Experts say San Diego followed all the right steps in addressing what is now one of the largest hepatitis A ...and more »

California's deadly hepatitis A outbreak could last years, official says - Los Angeles Times

Health officials said Oct. 5 that the outbreak could continue for many months, even years. (Oct. 6, 2017). By Soumya KarlamanglaContact Reporter · Diseases and Illnesses · Hepatitis. California's outbreak of hepatitis A, already the nation's second ...and more »

Hepatitis A outbreak spread to Maricopa County homeless from San Diego, officials say - AZCentral.com

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. While California struggles with an outbreak that prompted San Diego County to ...and more »

San Diego Hepatitis Outbreak: Did the Virus Spread to Arizona? - Newsweek

10_05_Homeless A homeless man stands before his belongings at his encampment on a downtown sidewalk on June 7 as vehicles pass by in Los Angeles, a city facing a growing homeless population and less affordable housing. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty ...and more »

San Diego officials alerted city employees, vendors, early in hepatitis crisis, not so much the public - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Mayoclinic.org and medlineplus.gov outline tips to prevent catching or spreading Hepatitis A. (Sept. 25, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6VKPR). Jeff McDonaldContact Reporter. San Diego city officials warned employees ...and more »

CDC finds hepatitis A was carried from San Diego to AZ shelter - Food Safety News

For months a hepatitis A outbreak has been described in terms of homeless and drug-addicted victims in San Diego. New information this week from local, state and federal health officials shows a much broader geographic scope that is not limited by ...and more »

To slow deadly hepatitis outbreak, paramedics will now provide vaccinations to the homeless - Los Angeles Times

Paramedics are the newest troops in the fight against San Diego's ever-growing hepatitis A outbreak. A letter signed this week by the director of the state Emergency Medical Services Authority temporarily expands state laws that govern paramedics ...and more »

Hepatitis A Spreads Through San Diego: Why It's So Hard to Stop - Live Science

SAN DIEGO — More than 480 people in San Diego have become infected with hepatitis A over the last 10 months, in the largest outbreak of the illness in California in decades. But why is it so hard to stop? About 20 new cases of hepatitis A per week ...and more »

California Works to Contain Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreaks - Medscape

SAN DIEGO — After an unusual spate of hepatitis A — centered in San Diego but spreading to other jurisdictions — California is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to contain transmission. As of Thursday, there have been ...and more »

City-sanctioned homeless camp to open Monday - The San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and other officials on Wednesday stand in a city works yard parking lot that will be used as a sanctioned homeless camp beginning Monday. (Howard Lipin). Gary Warth. The first city-sanctioned homeless encampment is ...and more »