As of January 30, 2019, IDPH is reporting a hepatitis A outbreak comprised of 35 confirmed cases (including one in Will County) that are not associated with international travel and are not foodborne related. The majority of cases are among individuals at high risk for infection–including men who have sex with men (MSM), homeless individuals, and/or those who use drugs. Most of the outbreak cases are among individuals who use illicit drugs and the majority have been hospitalized.
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