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  • ME: Hepatitis A outbreak spreads through homeless encampments in Portland

    Source: https://fox23maine.com/news/local/he...d-homelessness

    Hepatitis A outbreak spreads through homeless encampments in Portland
    by Ariana St Pierre, WGMEMon, November 20th 2023, 11:19 AM EST


    PORTLAND (WGME) -- Hepatitis A, which is highly infectious, is spreading through homeless encampments in Portland, according to the Press Herald. More than a dozen people have reportedly been infected in the past few months.

    As of Nov. 20, there have been 18 confirmed hepatitis A cases in Portland, according to Maine CDC.

    According to the Maine CDC, an outbreak is defined as three or more cases of a disease that are linked.‚Äč
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