Tag Archives: Outbreak

Louisiana investigating hepatitis A outbreak: What you should know

The Louisiana Office of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of 25 cases of hepatitis A infections, most of which are concentrated in the state capital of Baton Rouge. Louisiana is the 15th state to declare an ongoing outbreak of the virus, which causes liver disease and is highly contagious, but also preventable with vaccination.… Read More »

Congo's Ebola outbreak to last at least six more months: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has already killed more than 200 people, is expected to last until mid-2019, a senior World Health Organization official said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Peter Salama, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme at the World Health Organization (WHO) gives an interview… Read More »