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Hepatitis A vaccination: temporary recommendations - update

20 Jul 2018

Public Health England have updated travel recommendations and dose sparing advice for adult and paediatric hepatitis A vaccines Read more

Travelling to celebrate Pride?

19 Jul 2018

A reminder for travellers to international Pride events to be aware of sexual health risks Read more

Hepatitis A vaccine shortage: implications and advice for clinical practice- UPDATE

12 Feb 2018

Hepatitis A vaccine recommendations and dose sparing advice for pre and post exposure immunisation and boosting from Public Health England Read more

Changes to the Country Information pages: Hepatitis A vaccine recommendations

15 Jun 2017

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the hepatitis A country specific information and vaccine recommendations to provide up-to-date recommendations for travellers and travel health professionals Read more

World Pride in Spain

14 Jun 2017

A reminder for those travelling to World Pride in Madrid, 23 June to 2 July 2017, to be aware of potential health risks, particularly sexual health risks Read more

European cluster of cases of hepatitis A

06 Apr 2017

Outbreaks of hepatitis A have been reported in Europe mostly affecting men who have sex with men (MSM) Read more

Hepatitis A in Hawaii

17 Aug 2016

A cluster of cases of hepatitis A in Oahu, Hawaii Read more

Temporary Hep A vaccination recommendation for Greece lifted

07 Apr 2016

The temporary recommendation to consider Hepatitis A vaccination for those travelling to affected areas in Greece has been removed Read more

Hepatitis A cluster in travellers returning from Rhodes, Greece

24 Dec 2015

Public Health England has identified hepatitis A infections in UK residents who had been to Greece Read more

GSK re-introduces typhoid-containing vaccines

21 Apr 2015

News for health professionals on typhoid-containing vaccine availability Read more

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Hepatitis A

09 Jul 2015

Hepatitis A may occur without symptoms or may result in a mild illness lasting a few weeks, however, the disease tends to become more severe with advancing age Read more

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05 Jun 2018 South Australia. Australia

On 5 June 2018 confirmed the death of a 64-year-old woman who contracted hepatitis A linked to the consumption of a brand of frozen pomegranate. There is a national recall of the product.

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08 Mar 2018 Australia

As of 6 March 2018, an outbreak involving a total of 65 cases (58 confirmed) with a death has been reported in Victoria since November 2017. Many of the cases have identified as men who have sex with men.

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13 Feb 2018 Denmark

As of 12 February 2018, a total of 17 cases of Hepatitis A have been confirmed, linked to consumption of imported dates, with patients reporting symptoms from December 2017 onwards. Investigations support the source of infection as imported dates and the product was recalled on 6 February 2018.

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26 Jan 2018 Nouvelle-Aquitaine. France

As of 18 January 2018, an outbreak with 229 cases focussed on the Gironde Department in 2017 has been reported. Mid-summer, there was a spike in cases related to infections at a restaurant. From September the outbreak was predominantly among men. In the latest month of reporting, December 2017, 16 male and two female cases alone were reported. 

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10 Jan 2018 Rio de Janeiro. Brazil

As of 8 January 2018, an increase in Hepatitis A cases, with a total of 92 cases (75 confirmed) has been reported. Investigations into the source of contamination are ongoing. 

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