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California's hepatitis A outbreak shows why people need easy access to health care - Popular Science



Popular Science
 
California's hepatitis A outbreak shows why people need easy access to health care 
Popular Science
Some outbreaks come from papayas. Others originate with puppies. The most worrisome happen because parents don't vaccinate their children against easily preventable infections. But California's hepatitis A outbreak isn't like any of these?it's ...
What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency ABC News
California Declares Emergency in Fight Against Hepatitis A Outbreak KQED
State of emergency clears way for California to purchase more hepatitis A vaccines Fox News
Contagionlive.com (blog)  -WebMD 
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Councilman seeks hepatitis testing in San Diego surface water - The San Diego Union-Tribune



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Councilman seeks hepatitis testing in San Diego surface water 
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The letter, addressed to the regional research project's biologist, Dr. Stephen Weisberg, goes on to ask researchers to develop an action plan to prevent the spread of hepatitis beyond any waterways that might test positive for the disease, which has ...

 


San Diego County releases new data listing hepatitis A cases by ZIP code - The San Diego Union-Tribune



The San Diego Union-Tribune
 
San Diego County releases new data listing hepatitis A cases by ZIP code 
The San Diego Union-Tribune
More than 63 percent of cases in the county's hepatitis A crisis have been located within San Diego city limits, according to data released Monday by county public health officials. The data is broken down for the first time by ZIP code, which is the ...

 


California declares state of emergency over deadly hepatitis A outbreak - Los Angeles Times



Los Angeles Times
 
California declares state of emergency over deadly hepatitis A outbreak 
Los Angeles Times
California Gov. Brown declared a state of emergency Friday because of a hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 18 people in the state. The declaration allows state health officials to buy additional doses of the hepatitis A vaccine to try to ...
California declares state of emergency to fight hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 18 people Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Gov. Brown declares state of emergency amid deadly hepatitis A outbreak The Mercury News
State to buy more hepatitis A vaccine after emergency declaration The San Diego Union-Tribune
KTVN  -World Health Organization  -California Department of Public Health - State of California 
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San Diego waterways are not being tested for hepatitis amid health crisis - The San Diego Union-Tribune



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San Diego waterways are not being tested for hepatitis amid health crisis 
The San Diego Union-Tribune
No one is monitoring San Diego's surface water for hepatitis A, even amid a deadly, human waste-fueled outbreak of the disease that can spread through area waterways. That's according to a letter from federal officials to U.S. Rep. Scott Peters, who ...

 


Benefits of Direct-Acting Antivirals for Hepatitis C - Annals of Internal Medicine



Benefits of Direct-Acting Antivirals for Hepatitis C 
Annals of Internal Medicine
No advancement in the discipline of medicine parallels the dramatic progress of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, which within 30 years went from having no name to having safe and simple treatments that result in virologic cure in most patients. As of ...

 


How hepatitis C wages guerrilla warfare - ScienceNordic



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How hepatitis C wages guerrilla warfare 
ScienceNordic
The Hepatitis C (HCV) virus is a sly enemy to have in one's body. Not only does it manage to make itself invisible to the immune system by breaking down communication between the immune cells, it also builds secret virus ?factories? that quickly go ...

 


CDC Considers Expanding Hepatitis C Testing - Medscape



Medscape
 
CDC Considers Expanding Hepatitis C Testing 
Medscape
CHICAGO ? In response to an increase in the incidence of hepatitis C infections, which tripled from 2010 to 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) are considering augmenting their ...

 


Church offers breakfast and hepatitis A shots | fox5sandiego.com - fox5sandiego.com



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Church offers breakfast and hepatitis A shots | fox5sandiego.com 
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A flood of hepatitis A vaccinations are expected to make their way to San Diego after Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday to increase ...

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California Governor Declares State of Emergency Due to Hepatitis A Outbreak - NBC Bay Area



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California Governor Declares State of Emergency Due to Hepatitis A Outbreak 
NBC Bay Area
California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday over a widespread Hepatitis A outbreak, citing a need to increase the current adult vaccine supply. San Diego County is currently experiencing the worst outbreak in the state, with ...