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Stamford Advocate
California is struggling with the largest and deadliest hepatitis A outbreak to hit the US in decadescause death. It is, however, easily treatable with vaccines. Wilma Wooten, a p
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
cause death. It is, however, easily treatable with vaccines. Wilma Wooten, a public health officer at San Diego County's Health and Human Services Agency, told CNN that an infected individual can spread hepatitis A simply by using the bathroom... Read more
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Connecticut Post
California is struggling with the largest and deadliest hepatitis A outbreak to hit the US in decadescause death. It is, however, easily treatable with vaccines. Wilma Wooten, a p
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 hours ago
cause death. It is, however, easily treatable with vaccines. Wilma Wooten, a public health officer at San Diego County's Health and Human Services Agency, told CNN that an infected individual can spread hepatitis A simply by using the bathroom... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Baja flavor at the Valle Wine and Food Festivalhepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bri
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 7 hours ago
hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bringing the toll this year to 19, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday. An additional hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Del Mar International Horse Show returnshepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bri
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 hours ago
hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bringing the toll this year to 19, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday. An additional hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Adopt a 4-legged trick or treater this Saturdayhepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bri
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 hours ago
hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bringing the toll this year to 19, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday. An additional hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Tacky, tasteless and weird Halloween costumeshepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bri
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 hours ago
hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bringing the toll this year to 19, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday. An additional hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Motorcyclist killed in collision with semi-truck on SR-94hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bri
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 hours ago
hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bringing the toll this year to 19, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday. An additional hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Death Toll At 19 In San Diego's Hepatitis Outbreakhepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bri
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 hours ago
hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bringing the toll this year to 19, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday. The number of people sickened climbed by 17, to 507, the HHSA reported.... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Death Toll from San Diego’s Hepatitis A Outbreak Rises to 19; Over 500 Cases ConfirmedUpdated numbers released by the county Health and Human Services Agency come as
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 8 hours ago
Updated numbers released by the county Health and Human Services Agency come as a massive effort around vaccination, sanitation and public education continues to try and stop the largest surge of the viral disease since the vaccine for hepatitis A... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Latest USPS stamp release features often-misunderstood specieshepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bri
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 9 hours ago
hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bringing the toll this year to 19, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday. An additional hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Death toll in San Diego hepatitis A outbreak climbs to 19hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bri
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 9 hours ago
hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bringing the toll this year to 19, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday. An additional hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
San Diego's hepatitis A death toll, hospitalizations increasecontracted hepatitis A during the outbreak have been homeless or illegal drug u
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 hours ago
contracted hepatitis A during the outbreak have been homeless or illegal drug users, according to the County. The County's Health and Human Services Agency reported this week that medical staff members had vaccinated almost 76,000 at-risk San... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Mayor Faulconer announces firefighters can now administer hepatitis A vaccinesattacks the liver. The outbreak has killed 18 people and sickened nearly 500 si
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
attacks the liver. The outbreak has killed 18 people and sickened nearly 500 since last November, according to the county Health and Human Services Agency. Around two-thirds of the cases have occurred among the homeless and/or drug users,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego's Efforts To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak Now Include Firefightersattacks the liver. The outbreak has killed 18 people and sickened nearly 500 si
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
attacks the liver. The outbreak has killed 18 people and sickened nearly 500 since last November, according to the county Health and Human Services Agency. Around two-thirds of the cases have occurred among the homeless and/or drug users,... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
This Year's Flu Season Gearing Up to Surpass 2016If early reports are a signal of how this flu season will be in San Diego, it c
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
If early reports are a signal of how this flu season will be in San Diego, it could be a harsh one. The County Health and Human Services Agency reported Wednesday the number of influenza cases reported this season is pacing 3-to-1 over last year’s... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Flu cases reported in San Diego County more than triple compared to last yearWednesday. 221 cases have been reported this "flu season,'' as of Wednesday wi
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Wednesday. 221 cases have been reported this "flu season,'' as of Wednesday with one fatality, according to the county Health and Human Services Agency. 71 flu cases had been reported at this point last year. "It's extremely important that... Read more
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NBC San Diego
This Year's Flu Season Gearing Up to Surpass 2016If early reports are a signal of how this flu season will be in San Diego, it c
NBC San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
If early reports are a signal of how this flu season will be in San Diego, it could be a harsh one. The County Health and Human Services Agency reported Wednesday the number of influenza cases reported this season is pacing 3-to-1 over last year’s... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Health Officials:18 People Now Dead In San Diego's Hepatitis A OutbreakTuesday reported the 18th death in the San Diego region's hepatitis A outbreak,
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday reported the 18th death in the San Diego region's hepatitis A outbreak, among 490 total cases. The county Health and Human Services Agency traced the outbreak to last November, with just under two-thirds of the victims being either... Read more
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TribLIVE
$1.9 million federal grant awarded to Cal U; will help grad students, neighboring communitiesand Sheri Boyle, chair of Cal U's social work department, will lead the project
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
and Sheri Boyle, chair of Cal U's social work department, will lead the project funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agency. “It will bring some financial stability to our students who sacrifice quite a bit to come... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Health Officials Report San Diego's First Case Of West Nile Virus This Yearbetween two and 14 days after being bitten by a mosquito, health officials do n
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
between two and 14 days after being bitten by a mosquito, health officials do not know where she was infected. The county Health and Human Services Agency said she was not hospitalized and has fully recovered. County officials took advantage of... Read more
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NBC San Diego
West Nile Virus Mosquito Warning Issued for San DiegoThe County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) confirmed a woman from Sprin
NBC San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
The County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) confirmed a woman from Spring Valley tested positive for the West Nile Virus on Friday. The woman described symptoms of rash and headache four days after traveling outside the country, but county... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Health Officials Report First Flu Death Of SeasonSan Diego man had a previous medical condition, and he succumbed after a brief
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
San Diego man had a previous medical condition, and he succumbed after a brief hospitalization, according to the county Health and Human Services Agency. "This death is an unfortunate reminder that influenza can be fatal,'' county public health... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tom Price may be gone, but the Trump administration's sabotage of Obamacare is moving ahead at full speedMinnesota’s effort to create a similar reinsurance program. State officials tho
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Minnesota’s effort to create a similar reinsurance program. State officials thought they had a deal in which the federal Health and Human Services Agency would provide more than $200 million over two years to fund the program — only to learn in... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
22 More People Hospitalized in San Diego County’s Growing Hepatitis A OutbreakTuesday afternoon the county Health and Human Services Agency raised the number
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
Tuesday afternoon the county Health and Human Services Agency raised the number of the outbreak’s confirmed cases to 481 from 461 and hospitalizations to 337 from 315. The death count associated with the outbreak, which started in November 2016,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Tom Price may be gone, but the Trump administration's sabotage of Obamacare is moving ahead at full speedMinnesota’s effort to create a similar reinsurance program. State officials tho
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
Minnesota’s effort to create a similar reinsurance program. State officials thought they had a deal in which the federal Health and Human Services Agency would provide more than $200 million over two years to fund the program — only to learn in... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Amid staff exodus at health agency some say chief has political agenda - Amid staff exodus at health agency some say chief has political agenda by Edgar Walters Oct. 2 2017 Comment Dozens of senior staff members have left Texas' health and human ...Amid staff exodus at health agency, some say chief has political agenda Dozens
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
Amid staff exodus at health agency, some say chief has political agenda Dozens of senior staff members have left Texas' health and human services agency, saying morale has sunk under the new executive director, and critics say it's hampered the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Flu shot clinic held in Central San DiegoSAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Free flu shots will be available Friday through the San Dieg
KGTV San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Free flu shots will be available Friday through the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency and the San Diego Black Nurses Association. Friday’s vaccination clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bethel Baptist... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Downtown businesses take steps to fight Hepatitis A outbreakalso told 10News they're doing more cleaning around the building to fight the d
KGTV San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
also told 10News they're doing more cleaning around the building to fight the disease. As of September 19, the County Health and Human Services Agency says 444 cases of the disease have been reported. Most of them have come from the city's... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
El Cajon Outlines Plan To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak In San Diego RegionDiego, quite a few people in the East County city have been sickened by the ill
KPBS San Diego / Posted 27 days ago
Diego, quite a few people in the East County city have been sickened by the illness — which attacks the liver. The county Health and Human Services Agency said it is hard to get a fix on exact numbers because of the transient nature of most... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Vaccination, sanitation and education plan to end hepatitis A outbreakbathroom and do not wash their hands properly. RELATED: Dr. Nick Yphantides,
KGTV San Diego / Posted 27 days ago
bathroom and do not wash their hands properly. RELATED: Dr. Nick Yphantides, Chief Medical Officer for San Diego County's Health and Human Services Agency, said there was no common source of food, beverage or drugs that have been identified as a... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 28 days ago
hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director of public health services for the county's Health and Human Services Agency. Most of the infections, 65%, are occurring among people who are homeless, who use illicit... Read more
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News 8000
San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director
News 8000 / Posted 28 days ago
hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director of public health services for the county's Health and Human Services Agency. Most of the infections, 65%, are occurring among people who are homeless, who use illicit... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director
KTXS Abilene / Posted 28 days ago
hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director of public health services for the county's Health and Human Services Agency. Most of the infections, 65%, are occurring among people who are homeless, who use illicit... Read more
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KECI Missoula
San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director
KECI Missoula / Posted 28 days ago
hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director of public health services for the county's Health and Human Services Agency. Most of the infections, 65%, are occurring among people who are homeless, who use illicit... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 28 days ago
hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director of public health services for the county's Health and Human Services Agency. Most of the infections, 65%, are occurring among people who are homeless, who use illicit... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 28 days ago
hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director of public health services for the county's Health and Human Services Agency. Most of the infections, 65%, are occurring among people who are homeless, who use illicit... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 28 days ago
hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director of public health services for the county's Health and Human Services Agency. Most of the infections, 65%, are occurring among people who are homeless, who use illicit... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 28 days ago
hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director of public health services for the county's Health and Human Services Agency. Most of the infections, 65%, are occurring among people who are homeless, who use illicit... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 28 days ago
hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director of public health services for the county's Health and Human Services Agency. Most of the infections, 65%, are occurring among people who are homeless, who use illicit... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 28 days ago
hepatitis A before," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, public health officer and director of public health services for the county's Health and Human Services Agency. Most of the infections, 65%, are occurring among people who are homeless, who use illicit... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Surveillance video gives investigators closer look at OB murder suspectto hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
to hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but the risk of infection is small, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. Customers and employees of a seaside eatery in Pacific Beach may have been... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Man convicted in 2010 killing of wife at City College, awaits life sentenceto hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
to hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but the risk of infection is small, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. Customers and employees of a seaside eatery in Pacific Beach may have been... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Sheriff's Department identifies deputy who shot transient on SR-125to hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
to hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but the risk of infection is small, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. Customers and employees of a seaside eatery in Pacific Beach may have been... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Officials determine cause of Camp Pendleton training accident injuring 14 Marinesto hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
to hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but the risk of infection is small, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. Customers and employees of a seaside eatery in Pacific Beach may have been... Read more
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NBC San Diego
MTS Ups Cleaning Strategy Due to Hepatitis A Outbreak421 cases Hepatitis A have been reported, with the majority of cases affecting
NBC San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
421 cases Hepatitis A have been reported, with the majority of cases affecting the homeless, according to the San Diego Health and Human Services Agency. The virus can be life-threatening in some cases. Once a surface is contaminated the virus... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Zoo Day: Yellow-billed Hornbillto hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
to hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but the risk of infection is small, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. Customers and employees of a seaside eatery in Pacific Beach may have been... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
How can you tell if you have hepatitis A?of illicit drugs, she said. As of Sept. 14, there have been 16 reported deaths
KGTV San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
of illicit drugs, she said. As of Sept. 14, there have been 16 reported deaths connected to a hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego, the county's Health and Human Services Agency reported. Due to the outbreak, crews have been washing down city stre... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Customers, Employees Exposed To Hepatitis A In Pacific Beach Restaurantto hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
to hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but the risk of infection is small, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. The potential for exposure occurred at World Famous, 711 Pacific Beach... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Hepatitis A case reported at popular Pacific Beach restaurantto hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
to hepatitis A over seven days between late August and Monday of this week, but the risk of infection is small, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. The potential for exposure occurred at World Famous, 711 Pacific Beach... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Health officials: Customers at San Diego restaurant may have been exposed to hepatitis Aof illicit drugs, she said. As of Sept. 14, there have been 16 reported deaths
KGTV San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
of illicit drugs, she said. As of Sept. 14, there have been 16 reported deaths connected to a hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego, the county's Health and Human Services Agency reported. Due to the outbreak, crews have been washing down city stre... Read more
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