Regional Officials Use Lessons From Hepatitis A Outbreak To Respond To Coronavirus Pandemic
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Photo by Priya Sridhar
SAN DIEGO During San Diego’s 2017 hepatitis A outbreak 20 people died, more than half of them homeless. Regional officials were criticized for a slow and disorganized response.
Now that San Diego is faced with the coronavirus pandemic, officials are pulling from previous experience to slow the spread of novel coronavirus and provide resources to one of the most vulnerable populations, the homeless.
Lisa Halverstadt, a reporter with Voice of San Diego joined Midday Edition on Thursday to talk about the regional effort.
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