contagious disease

Florida is experiencing one of the worst Hepatitis A outbreaks in recent history. The State Department of Health puts the number of cases for this year at 1,466 as of Monday. That’s more than the 1,175 total cases reported in the past 5 years.

Hepatitis A Outbreak Nears 1,500 Cases

Jun 11, 2019
An electron micrograph of the hepatitis A virus, an RNA virus that can survive up to a month at room temperature.
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With Pasco and Pinellas counties accounting for more than a third of the cases this year, a hepatitis A outbreak continues to expand.

How Measles Detectives Work To Contain An Outbreak

Jun 10, 2019
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On any given day, more than 4,000 people pass through the library at California State University-Los Angeles.