There’s a spike in Hepatitis A cases in this N.J. county – NJ.com

The Gloucester County Department of Health announced Wednesday there had been a spike in the amount of reported Hepatitis A cases in the southern New Jersey county. County officials said there had been eight reported cases of the disease in the last nine weeks. Typically less than 10 cases are reported a year. Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease that can spread when a person ingests fecal matter, from contact with objects, food, or drinks contaminated by the stool of an infected person. Hepatitis A patients can be ill with the disease for a few weeks or even longer. ...

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