Tag Archives: Hepatitus A

Organic Strawberries Blamed For Hepatitis A Outbreak

The Washington Post reports: A multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections in the United States and Canada is likely to have been sparked by contaminated organic strawberries sold in leading grocery stores, the Food and Drug Administration warned, urging customers to throw out any uneaten batches that may have been frozen for later consumption. “Consumers, restaurants, and retailers should not …

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NJ Starbucks Staffer Tests Positive For Hep A, Company Urges Thousands Of Customers To Get Vaxxed [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: An employee at a Starbucks in New Jersey tested positive for hepatitis A and was around co-workers and customers while contagious. The news prompted the restaurant to urge thousands of patrons to receive hepatitis A shots. Hepatitis A is one of several hepatitis viruses, which can cause inflammation and affect liver function, often caused by ingesting contaminated …

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