Officials: 2 Clark County deaths related to hepatitis A – 10TV

The Clark County Combined Health District has confirmed two deaths in the county are related to hepatitis A. “The heartbreaking loss of these lives illustrates the seriousness of this outbreak, and we urge Clark County residents to practice good handwashing and to get vaccinated, especially if they fall into a high-risk population,” said Charles Patterson, Clark County Health Commissioner. “We are working with our local and state partners to slow the spread of hepatitis A, but this disease is highly contagious and can spread rapidly, so prevention is critical.” Hepatitis A is a liver disease that is spread when hands, ...

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