An outbreak of hepatitis A which has claimed the lives of at least 20 homeless and illicit drug users in San Diego represents the latest in a growing public health crisis, as cases of the severe liver virus have soared...
Imported frozen raw tuna or ahi cubes distributed by Tropic Fish Hawaii LLC is being recalled after it tested positive for hepatitis A, a highly contagious viral liver disease.
Two San Diego residents have died from hepatitis A and 36 people have been hospitalized from the virus, according to the County Health and Human Services Agency (CHHSA).
Health officials are reminding 90,000 people in Hawaii who are soon due for a booster shot of the Hepatitis A vaccine. Last year's deadly outbreak infected nearly 300 people who ate scallops at Genki Sushi.
Tropical Smoothie Café is facing several lawsuits and a class action after strawberries from Egypt were linked to an outbreak of hepatitis A. Health officials have confirmed 102 illnesses in Virginia, plus dozens of cases in 7 other states.
At least 44 people in Virginia were infected with hepatitis A after eating frozen strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Café.