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  • #16
    Source: http://health.utah.gov/epi/diseases/...Voutbreak_2017

    Last updated 07/30/18
    Outbreak-Associated Cases 264
    2017 148
    2018 116
    Deaths
    Deaths associated with the hepatitis A outbreak are determined and reported by the Local Health
    Department with jurisdiction over the case. The following Local Health Departments have reported
    deaths associated with hepatitis A. Click on the name of the Local Health Department to be
    re-directed to their website.
    Salt Lake County Health Department
    Onset Date Range 05/08/2017 - 07/11/2018 Incidence Rate per
    100,00 Person-Years
    Age Range 22 - 90 years median age 40 years 8.7
    Sex
    Male 174 65.9%
    Female 90 34.1%
    Health Jurisdictions Incidence Rate per
    100,000 Person-Years
    Salt Lake County 180 68.2% 16.1
    Utah County 45 17.0% 7.6
    Bear River 5 1.9% 2.8
    Southeast Utah 3 1.1% 7.5
    Southwest Utah 3 1.1% 1.3
    Davis County 5 1.9% 1.5
    Central Utah 5 1.9% 6.4
    Tooele 3 1.1% 4.6
    Summit 3 1.1% 7.4
    Weber-Morgan 9 3.4% 3.5
    Wasatch 2 0.8% 6.6
    Hospitalizations 139 54.3%
    Risk Factors
    Homelessness and Drug Use 95 36.0%
    Drug Use 72 27.3%
    Homelessness 22 8.3%
    Epi-Linked 39 14.8%
    Travel 4 1.5%
    Unknown 32 12.1%
    Incarcerated 38 14.4%
    Co-infection
    Hepatitis B (HBV) 3 1.1%
    Hepatitis C (HCV) 41 15.5%
    HBV & HCV 12 4.5%

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    • #17
      Source: http://health.utah.gov/epi/diseases/...Voutbreak_2017
      Last updated 08/20/18
      Outbreak-Associated Cases 275
      2017 149
      2018 126
      Deaths
      Deaths associated with the hepatitis A outbreak are determined and reported by the Local Health
      Department with jurisdiction over the case. The following Local Health Departments have reported
      deaths associated with hepatitis A. Click on the name of the Local Health Department to be
      re-directed to their website.
      Salt Lake County Health Department
      Onset Date Range 05/08/2017 - 08/06/2018 Incidence Rate per
      100,00 Person-Years
      Age Range 22 - 90 years median age 40 years 9.0
      Sex
      Male 178 64.7%
      Female 97 35.3%
      Health Jurisdictions Incidence Rate per
      100,000 Person-Years
      Salt Lake County 188 68.4% 16.6
      Utah County 45 16.4% 7.6
      Bear River 6 2.2% 3.4
      Southeast Utah 3 1.1% 7.5
      Southwest Utah 3 1.1% 1.3
      Davis County 6 2.2% 1.8
      Central Utah 5 1.8% 6.4
      Tooele 3 1.1% 4.6
      Summit 3 1.1% 7.4
      Weber-Morgan 10 3.6% 3.9
      Wasatch 2 0.7% 6.6
      Hospitalizations 148 55.4%
      Risk Factors
      Homelessness and Drug Use 97 35.3%
      Drug Use 75 27.3%
      Homelessness 22 8.0%
      Epi-Linked 40 14.5%
      Travel 4 1.5%
      Unknown 37 13.5%
      Incarcerated 39 14.2%
      Co-infection
      Hepatitis B (HBV) 3 1.1%
      Hepatitis C (HCV) 42 15.3%
      HBV & HCV 12 4.4%

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      • #18
        Source: https://fox13now.com/2019/02/13/heal...break-in-utah/


        Health Department declares an end to Hepatitis A outbreak in Utah
        Posted 8:41 am, February 13, 2019, by Rebecca Green

        SALT LAKE CITY Public health officials have declared an end to a Hepatitis A outbreak in Utah after nearly two years, nearly 300 infected patients, and three fatalities.

        The Utah Department of Health stated the outbreak is over Wednesday. No new cases have been reported in the last 100 days, which is two incubation cycles for Hepatitis A.

        The outbreak began on May 8 of 2017, and the last reported case was on October 26 of 2018. The outbreak included potential exposures to customers at a 7-Eleven in West Jordan...

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