• More restaurant workers with Hepatitis A; vaccinations urged

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    State and county officials across the country continue to alert the public about possible exposure to Hepatitis A from foodservice employees who have worked while infected with the virus. Two of the most recent warnings come from Arkansas and Indiana.
    The lab-confirmed cases among restaurant employees are among more than 1,200 in a multi-state outbreak that has killed more than 40 people. People are usually infected and capable of spreading the virus before they develop symptoms. For some people the virus is “self-limiting” and they recover. For others it can develop into a serious liver...
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