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Hepatitis A is on the rise

 
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Hepatitis A is on the rise
par Lisa Waechter, mercredi, 20 juin 2018, 11:15
 

Did you know that cases of Hepatitis A outbreaks are on the rise in the food industry?

Read our latest blog article to find out how you can take precautions for your staff and patrons.

Here's a quick excerpt from the article:


Hepatitis A and Foodservice Workers

Customer exposures to Hepatitis A have seen a major increase throughout the first half of the year, with cases appearing in the US in Arkansas, Indiana, and California as well as other states, resulting in a multi-state outbreak of around 1,200 patients which led to the deaths of at least 40 people. Governing bodies are urging all North American food service workers to ensure that they are vaccinated against the easily transmittable Hepatitis A virus - especially in communities near the infected areas or workers who travel often. Here’s what food service workers and restaurant owners need to know about the relationship between Hepatitis A and the food service industry.
 

 

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