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San Diego's Hepatitis A Outbreak

More Streets Power Washed In Effort To Curb San Diego Hep...

More Streets Power Washed In Effort To Curb San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 27, 2017
By City News Service

San Diego broadened its efforts to stop the deadly spread of hepatitis A Wednesday by power-washing sidewalks in beach communities and the Midway area.

Death Toll Reaches 17 In San Diego's Ongoing Hepatitis A ...

Death Toll Reaches 17 In San Diego's Ongoing Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 26, 2017
By City News Service

One more death and additional new cases were reported Tuesday as a result of the hepatitis A outbreak in the San Diego County region, prompting the Board of Supervisors to keep a public health emergency declaration in place.

New Restrooms Installed In Downtown San Diego In Effort T...

New Restrooms Installed In Downtown San Diego In Effort To Stop Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 25, 2017
By City News Service

Several new restrooms were installed Monday in a downtown area park in the latest effort by city officials to help combat the hepatitis A outbreak.

Roundtable: Hepatitis Spread, Tiny Home Hurdles, Legal Ba...

Roundtable: Hepatitis Spread, Tiny Home Hurdles, Legal Battle Freezes Foundation Donations

Sept. 22, 2017
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

Miles of sandy beaches, perennially sunny skies and a worsening hepatitis outbreak: Is San Diego still attractive to tourists? Tiny homes face huge hurdles in San Diego. And a nasty legal battle holds up donations at the Conrad Prebys Foundation.

Mayor Seeks Solutions To Hepatitis A Outbreak, Dismisses ...

Mayor Seeks Solutions To Hepatitis A Outbreak, Dismisses Blame

Sept. 22, 2017
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...

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

Sept. 21, 2017
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.

Amidst Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak, Largest Provider of H...

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

Sept. 20, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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 Outb...

General Public Considered At Low Risk In Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 18, 2017
By Kenny Goldberg

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

Customers, Employees Exposed To Hepatitis A In Pacific Be...

Customers, Employees Exposed To Hepatitis A In Pacific Beach Restaurant

Sept. 15, 2017
By City News Service

Customers and employees of World Famous in Pacific Beach may have been exposed to hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but the risk of infection is small, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday.

San Diego Washing Streets With Bleach To Combat Hepatitis...

San Diego Washing Streets With Bleach To Combat Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 13, 2017
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

The disease has killed at least 15 people and infected nearly 400 in the city, and it is hitting the homeless population the hardest.

Death Toll Rises In San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak

Death Toll Rises In San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 12, 2017
By City News Service

The San Diego County health department reported Tuesday that the death toll in an outbreak of hepatitis A in San Diego has reached 16, and 421 people have been sickened with the disease,

San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak Prompts City To Wash Stree...

San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak Prompts City To Wash Streets, Sidewalks

Sept. 11, 2017
By City News Service

A San Diego Councilwoman called on the city Monday to take stronger measures along the San Diego River against an outbreak of hepatitis A that has killed at least 15 people and sickened around 400.