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Riverside man contracts Hepatitis A strain that originated in San Diego County

 

Last updated 10/31/2017 at Noon



A Riverside man is recovering from a deadly strain of Hepatitis A that originated in San Diego County, public health officials said today.

The victim, whose identity was not disclosed, has largely recuperated and apparently did not transmit the virus, according to the Riverside County Department of Public Health.

"There's no indication there are other related cases currently, but we are continuing to monitor the state and local situation closely,'' said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, county public health officer. "If we do detect further cases, the system is already in place to respond quickly and t...



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