PRO/EDR> Hepatitis A – USA (19): (KY)

Hepatitis A — United States
The death toll has risen to 57 in Kentucky’s hepatitis A outbreak, which has fallen from its peak but still hasn’t been wrestled under control, according to the state’s latest weekly report. Kentucky’s deaths account for one-third of what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said are at least 170 deaths nationally from hepatitis A outbreaks, which since 2016 have spread to 22 states, largely among the homeless population and drug users. The contagious liver disease has sickened 4621