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Health

Mayor Seeks Solutions To Hepatitis A Outbreak, Dismisses Blame

Mayor Seeks Solutions To Hepatitis A Outbreak, Dismisses Blame

Sept. 22
By KPBS News, Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The city of San Diego is preparing to install 19 more hand-washing stations and eight more public restrooms by next week, amid a hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 16 people and infected 444 countywide.

Hundreds Vaccinated For Hepatitis A In Downtown San Diego In Effort...

Hundreds Vaccinated For Hepatitis A In Downtown San Diego In Effort To Curb Outbreak

Sept. 21
By City News Service

More than 250 people received shots against hepatitis A at a clinic in downtown San Diego Thursday, as efforts continued to contain an outbreak that has killed 16 and sickened more than 400.

UC San Diego Researchers Discover Clues On What Causes Diseases Lik...

UC San Diego Researchers Discover Clues On What Causes Diseases Like Leukemia

Sept. 21
By City News Service

Previously overlooked sections of human DNA could be the key to breakdowns in the immune system that lead to diseases like leukemia and lymphoma, researchers at UC San Diego announced Thursday.

Diabetes-Related Amputations Up Significantly In California — And S...

Diabetes-Related Amputations Up Significantly In California — And San Diego

Sept. 21
By Cheryl Clark / inewsource

Clinicians are amputating more toes, legs, ankles and feet of patients with diabetes in California — and San Diego County in particular — in a “shocking” trend that has mystified diabetes experts here and across the country.

Amidst Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak, Largest Provider of Homeless Se...

Amidst Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak, Largest Provider of Homeless Services In San Diego Speaks Out

Sept. 20
By Matt Hoffman

Father Joe's Villages said they have found confirmed cases of hepatitis A in their shelter and at least one person has died.

El Cajon Takes Steps To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak

El Cajon Takes Steps To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 20
By City News Service

The city of El Cajon Wednesday outlined steps that have been taken, or are in the works, to deal with an outbreak of hepatitis A that has plagued San Diego and other cities in the region.

San Diego Launches New Effort To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak

San Diego Launches New Effort To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 19
By City News Service

San Diego city and county officials launched a new effort Tuesday to further educate the public about hepatitis A vaccinations and sanitary precautions.

Hepatitis A Outbreak Declared In Los Angeles County

Hepatitis A Outbreak Declared In Los Angeles County

Sept. 19
By Associated Press

Public health authorities on Tuesday declared an outbreak of the highly contagious liver disease hepatitis A in Los Angeles County, the third California region to see significant infections this year.

General Public Considered At Low Risk In Hepatitis A Outbreak

General Public Considered At Low Risk In Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 18
By Kenny Goldberg

Amidst San Diego's outbreak of hepatitis A, doctors say some simple steps can help prevent its spread.

Community Clinics Facing Financial Cliff

Community Clinics Facing Financial Cliff

Sept. 18
By Kenny Goldberg

A bulk of the federal money community clinics rely on will run out at the end of the month, unless Congress takes action.

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