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Source of hepatitis A outbreak in Europe may be frozen berries

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2852 (Published 22 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2852
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. 1London

The number of cases of hepatitis A in 11 European countries has risen to 1315 since January 2013, show new figures from the European Food Safety Authority.

In a newly updated rapid outbreak assessment,1 the authority said that of the 1315 cases 240 were confirmed cases related to an ongoing outbreak of the infection.

The authority …

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