Minnesota Reports 53 Cases Of Hepatitis A In The Last YearWhile there have been no deaths linked to the disease in the last year in Minnesota, 75% of the cases involved hospitalization.
Minnesota Reports 1 Case Of Hepatitis A Linked To OutbreakMinnesota health officials say the state has reported its first case of hepatitis A linked to blackberries sold at Fresh Thyme grocery stores in September.
Officials: Multistate Hepatitis A Cases Traced To BlackberriesFederal authorities are warning consumers in 11 states against eating blackberries bought from Fresh Thyme stores.
Department Of Health Reports Hepatitis A Outbreak In Minnesota, 49 Cases AlreadyHepatitis A is a liver disease than can lead to death.
Crow Wing County Jail Officials Report Possible Outbreak Of Salmonella, Hepatitis AOfficials at the Crow Wing County Jail are reporting an outbreak of Salmonella and hepatitis A, believed to be affecting both inmates and staff.
13 Hospitalized As Minnesota Declares Outbreak Of Hepatitis AMinnesota health officials say there's an outbreak in cases of hepatitis A, a virus that can cause severe liver damage.
Parents Urged To Make Sure Kids' Shots Are Up To DateWith school starting in less than two weeks, parents are urged to make sure their children's vaccines are updated. For the first time in Minnesota, vaccines are required against Hepatitis A and B for kids entering early-education programs.
CDC Goal: More Immunizations For MN StudentsBeginning next year, children may be getting a few extra vaccination shots when at the doctor. The health department wants to change the school immunization rules beginning in September 2014 to reflect the Centers for Disease Control recommendations.