Tag: hepatitis a

Hepatitis Outbreak 2017

20 Dead in Hepatitis Outbreak; Cities Helpless Without Resources

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...

/ November 6, 2017
Recall for Frozen Yellowfin Tuna in Texas

Tuna Sold in Texas Tests Positive for Hepatitis A

Frozen yellowfin tuna steaks and tuna cubes that were sold in California, Oklahoma, and Texas were recalled due to Hepatitis A.

/ June 2, 2017
Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna

Ahi Poke Sold in Hawaii Tests Positive for Hepatitis A

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.

/ May 3, 2017
Hepatitis A

Hepatitis Cases on the Rise in San Diego County; 2 Deaths Reported

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).

/ April 10, 2017

90,000 Due For 2nd Hepatitis A Shot After Sushi Outbreak

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.

/ February 23, 2017
Frozen Strawberries Recalled Due to Hepatitis A

Frozen Strawberries Recalled Due to Hepatitis A

After frozen strawberries from Egypt were linked to a massive outbreak of hepatitis A in Virginia, a recall was issued for some products that tested positive.

/ October 31, 2016
Hepatitis A lawsuits filed against Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Virginia.

Hepatitis A Lawsuits Filed Against Tropical Smoothie Café

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.

/ September 21, 2016

Tropical Smoothie Café Hepatitis A Outbreak Sickens 44

At least 44 people in Virginia were infected with hepatitis A after eating frozen strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Café.

/ August 30, 2016