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Greater demand for Hepatitis A vaccine puts pressure on supplies Video included

While most of us think of the city streets as being the frontlines of the battle to contain Hepatitis A, health care providers in clinics and doctors' offices are also seeing the effects of the outbreak, with an increase in the demand for the vaccine.

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MTS trolleys and buses being sanitized to prevent spread of Hepatitis A

MTS trolleys and buses being sanitized to prevent spread of Hepatitis A MTS trolleys and buses being sanitized to prevent spread of Hepatitis A

It’s been almost a month since the County Department of Health and Human Services issued a memo directing the City of San Diego to sanitize public right-of-ways to stop the spread of Hepatitis A.

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More restrooms installed downtown in effort to combat Hepatitis A outbreak

Several new restrooms were installed Monday in a downtown area park in the latest effort by city officials to help combat the Hepatitis A outbreak.

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El Cajon joins fight to stop spread of Hepatitis A, 37 cases in El Cajon

El Cajon joins fight to stop spread of Hepatitis A, 37 cases in El Cajon El Cajon joins fight to stop spread of Hepatitis A, 37 cases in El Cajon

Following City vaccination efforts this summer and the Aug. 31 directive from San Diego County public health officials, City Hall continues to take aggressive action to combat the Hepatitis A outbreak by providing vaccines for at-risk people, implementing a chlorine bleach solution to power wash sidewalks and other public areas in downtown, and educate the public about proper hygiene.

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City, county officials enact Hepatitis A vaccination campaign

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is expected to announce a campaign to stop the spread of Hepatitis A virus that has killed 16 people in San Diego County. 

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16th Hepatitis A-related death reported in San Diego, 421 affected by the disease

The death toll in an outbreak of hepatitis A in San Diego has reached 16, and 421 people have been sickened with the disease

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New restrooms installed downtown to help combat hepatitis A outbreak

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — City officials announced Saturday that they have completed installing the first of several new restroom facilities in the downtown area to help combat the hepatitis A outbreak.

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Hepatitis A case reported at Pacific Beach restaurant

County health officials announced Friday that someone may have exposed others to hepatitis A at a Pacific Beach restaurant over seven days in late August and early September.

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Councilwoman Zapf calls on city to take strong actions against Hepatitis A outbreak

Councilwoman Zapf calls on city to take strong actions against Hepatitis A outbreak Councilwoman Zapf calls on city to take strong actions against Hepatitis A outbreak

A San Diego Councilwoman Monday called on the city to take stronger measures along the San Diego River against an outbreak of hepatitis A that has killed at least 15 people and sickened around 400.

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City to begin washing down streets in effort to control Hepatitis A outbreak next week

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The city of San Diego will begin washing down streets and sidewalks next week in an effort to control an outbreak of hepatitis A that has killed at least 15 people and sickened around 400.

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San Diego's plan to combat Hepatitis A outbreak

The Board of Supervisors unanimously ratified a declaration of a public health emergency in San Diego County Wednesday related to an outbreak of hepatitis A that has sickened nearly 400 people, 15 fatally.

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Third person dies from Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County

Third person dies from Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County Third person dies from Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County

A third person has died from a Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County, health officials announced Friday.

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Fifth person dies from Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego

Third person dies from Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County Third person dies from Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County

A hepatitis A outbreak in the San Diego area has claimed the life of a fifth person, county health officials reported Wednesday.

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Death toll from hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego rises to eight

Third person dies from Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County Third person dies from Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County

The death toll from an outbreak of hepatitis A that has stricken mostly homeless people in the San Diego region has climbed to eight, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday.

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San Diego County administers more Hepatitis A vaccinations as death toll rises to 14

San Diego County administers more Hepatitis A vaccinations as death toll rises to 14 San Diego County administers more Hepatitis A vaccinations as death toll rises to 14

The number of people in San Diego County who have died from the Hepatitis A outbreak has risen to 14, according to officials at San Diego County’s Health and Human Services agency.

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Portable hand-washing stations installed in effort to stem Hepatitis A outbreak among San Diego's homeless

Additional portable hand-washing stations were being installed around San Diego Friday in an effort to stem an outbreak of Hepatitis A that has claimed 15 lives and sent more than 260 people to hospitals.

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15 dead from Hepatitis A outbreak among San Diego homeless

The Hepatitis A outbreak among San Diego homeless has taken 15 lives in the last ten months.

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