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    Source: https://www.dailyherald.com/submitte...atitis-a-virus


    Health department sees increase in hepatitis A virus
    Submitted by Brian Louie
    Updated 2/11/2019 9:23 AM

    The Lake County Health Department is informing the public that there has been a recent increase in reported cases of hepatitis A virus (HAV) throughout the State of Illinois and in Lake County.

    Since January 2018, the Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed 110 cases of HAV and has identified 35 cases to be part of a statewide outbreak.

    "We encourage any resident who is exhibiting symptoms of HAV to seek medical attention immediately," said Dr. Sana Ahmed, Medical Epidemiologist at the Lake County Health Department. "We also encourage residents at high-risk for infection to get vaccinated for hepatitis A."...
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