Last night the Camden County New Jersey Health Department reported that it had been notified by a health care provider that a food handler employed at a Starbucks at 1490 Blackwood Clementon Road in Gloucester Township tested positive for hepatitis A and worked through the infectious period. On Wednesday, Nov. 17, the Department of Health

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) shows:

Seafood

168 Isolates (155 clinical, 13 “seafood manufacturer”)

Distance between selected isolates: minimum = 0 SNPs, maximum = 4 SNPs, average = 1 SNPs

Target creation date range: 2020-07-07 to 2021-11-08

seafood 11_10_2021 – Full Tree

Onions

872 isolates (871 clinical, 1 “mixed produce”)

Group: PDG000000002.2326

Cluster:

This afternoon, the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts (RCAHD) announced that RCAHD has identified a total of 50 confirmed primary cases and 2 secondary cases.  There have been at least 31 hospitalizations and unfortunately 3 deaths.

RCAHD stresses that hepatitis A is a preventable disease. RCAHD urges everyone to consistently practice good hand washing

Ya gotta love science.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) shows:

Sushi

163 Isolates (150 clinical, 13 “environmental swab from seafood manufacturer”)

Distance between selected isolates: minimum = 0 SNPs, maximum = 5 SNPs, average = 1 SNPs

Target creation date range: 2019-01-28 to 2021-10-15

The sushi outbreak cluster is within a much larger

WFXR reports that the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts announced Tuesday that the number of people infected with hepatitis A more than doubled over the last two weeks following an outbreak at three Famous Anthony’s locations, going from 14 to 35 cases.

Health officials first reported the outbreak on Sept. 24, saying that