• Kentucky Is Urging People to Get Hepatitis A Vaccines in the Midst of an Outbreak

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    A Hepatitis A outbreak hitting several Kentucky counties ahead of next month's Kentucky Derby has state health officials urging residents to get vaccinated.
    “Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable illness,” said the Kentucky Department of Public Health acting commissioner Dr. Jeffrey Howard in a statement. “DPH recommends all children, ages 1 year through 18, receive the Hepatitis A vaccine, as well as adults who want to prevent themselves from an acute Hepatitis A infection. In these counties with local transmission of the Hepatitis A virus, we recommend everyone be vaccinated per...
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