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National Hepatitis Testing Day 2019

May is hepatitis awareness month, and Sunday, May 19, marks National Hepatitis Testing Day 2019. It’s a chance to remind the public and health care providers alike that everyone should be tested for viral hepatitis. What’s viral hepatitis? There are three main types: Hepatitis A virus (HAV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus… Read More »

Florida restaurant worker tests positive for ‘highly contagious’ hepatitis A, health officials say

Hepatitis A: How does it spread? Hepatitis A is a liver infection that is highly contagious. Find out how to prevent contracting it and what can be done if you’re exposed. Heads up, Floridians: A restaurant worker in Tampa tested positive for hepatitis A, health officials said Thursday. The employee, who has not been identified, worked at… Read More »