Hepatitis A — United States
Several cases of hepatitis A were confirmed in customers who ate in the same California restaurant, health officials said. The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services announced [Fri 31 Jan 2020], that the patients ate at 555 East American Steakhouse on or around [24 Dec 2019], KABC-TV reports.
The department did not disclose how many cases were diagnosed. The source of the illness is still under investigation, officials said.
Hepatitis A can be transmitted through consumption