About Hepatitis Blog
Since 2016, the US has seen 44,760 Hepatitis A cases with 27,327 hospitalizations and 426 deaths
According to the CDC, when hearing about hepatitis A, many people think about contaminated food and water. However, in the United States, hepatitis A is more commonly spread from person to person. Since March 2017, CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis (DVH) has been assisting multiple state and local health departments with hepatitis A outbreaks, spread through person-to-person contact.