Death Toll In Hep A Outbreak Continues To Climb
Meanwhile, public health officials are keeping an eye on other hep A outbreaks across the country.
San Diego Union-Tribune:
Death Toll From San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak Rises To 20
San Diego’s hepatitis A outbreak has now claimed 20 lives across the region. The county Health and Human Services Agency published new weekly totals late Tuesday morning, raising by one the number of deaths recorded since the health crisis started in November 2016. The running tally of confirmed cases also continues to increase, up to 536 from the previous total of 516. (Sisson, 10/31)