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San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak Continues To Grow

San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak Continues To Grow

Oct. 3
By Matt Hoffman

New numbers reveal 20 more confirmed cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 481. The new numbers come ahead of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presentation about the virus in San Diego.

Homeless Campground Set To Open Near Downtown San Diego

Homeless Campground Set To Open Near Downtown San Diego

Oct. 3
By Susan Murphy

A campground for homeless people in San Diego is set to open as early as next week, with 200 new tents set up in a city-owned parking lot at 20th and B Streets near downtown.

San Diego City Council Declares Emergency Over Lack Of Homeless She...

San Diego City Council Declares Emergency Over Lack Of Homeless Shelter Space

Oct. 2
By City News Service

An emergency declaration over a lack of shelter space, which has exacerbated a deadly outbreak of hepatitis A among San Diego's homeless population, was approved Monday by the City Council.

Flu Vaccine Campaign Kicks Off In San Diego County

Flu Vaccine Campaign Kicks Off In San Diego County

Oct. 2
By Susan Murphy

The peak of San Diego’s flu season is weeks away, but health officials are encouraging everyone six months and older to get vaccinated now — especially those with chronic health conditions such as heart and lung disease.

Carlsbad Bans Commercial Marijuana Ahead of Recreational Pot Sales

Carlsbad Bans Commercial Marijuana Ahead of Recreational Pot Sales

Oct. 2
By Matt Hoffman

Beginning January 1, 2018, marijuana sales for recreational use will become legal in California, but not in Carlsbad.

Homeless Choir Sings In Solidarity With Hepatitis A Victims

Homeless Choir Sings In Solidarity With Hepatitis A Victims

Sept. 29
By Elma Gonzalez

The Voices of Our City Choir, which is mostly made up of people who are homeless, dedicated their choir practice Friday to remembering the 17 San Diegans who have died in the hepatitis A outbreak.

Roundtable: Hep A Blame Game, Olango's Legacy, The Delta Tunnel

Roundtable: Hep A Blame Game, Olango's Legacy, The Delta Tunnel

Sept. 29
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

San Diego city and county officials blame each other for the glacial reaction to the hepatitis A outbreak. The shooting of Alfred Olango is having a lasting impact. The proposed Sacramento Delta tunnel is a very big deal.

San Diego Increases Homeless Citations In Hepatitis Outbreak

San Diego Increases Homeless Citations In Hepatitis Outbreak

Sept. 28
By Associated Press

The city of San Diego issued citations and cleared a downtown street where hundreds of homeless people regularly camp during ongoing efforts to sanitize neighborhoods to control the spread of hepatitis A.

Expert: Could Be Some Time Before San Diego Hep A Outbreak Peaks

Expert: Could Be Some Time Before San Diego Hep A Outbreak Peaks

Sept. 28
By Kenny Goldberg

A prominent infectious disease specialist says a particular feature of the hepatitis A virus is hampering efforts to control the outbreak.

North County Cities Grappling With Marijuana Regulations

North County Cities Grappling With Marijuana Regulations

Sept. 28
By Alison St John

Two North County cities hold final public workshops Thursday night on how to regulate marijuana, which becomes legal next year.