Nationwide shortage of hepatitis A vaccine is bad news for San Diego and surrounding counties

Pediatric and combination hepatitis A/B vaccines remain plentiful Live Well San DiegoThis chart details the number of reported hepatitis A cases in San Diego from November 2016 to November 2017. ■ By Kyle Selby / Reporter A couple of weeks ago, Riverside County health officials revealed that a man from Riverside was diagnosed with the same strain of hepatitis A linked to a deadly outbreak in San Diego that has claimed the lives of 20 infected people as of Nov. 20. It has been called “one of the largest person-to-person hepatitis A outbreaks in the country,” and it is spreading not only within San Diego, but surrounding counties as well. Due

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