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Multistate outbreak of hepatitis A virus infections linked to pomegranate seeds from Turkey (Final Update)

Posted October 28, 2013 4:30 PM ET

This particular outbreak appears to be over. However, Viral Hepatitis is still an important cause of human illness in the United States. More information about Viral Hepatitis, and steps people can take to reduce their risk of infection, can be found on the CDC Viral Hepatitis website.

Current Epi Curve

This outbreak can be visually described with a chart showing the number of persons who became ill each day. This chart is called an epi curve.

 

a bar chart titled, 'Hepatitis A Virus Infection Possibly Associated with Consumption of Frozen Berry and Pomegranate Mix: Epidemic Curve by Date of Symptom Onset'.  The horizontal axis is date, ranging from March 27 through the middle of June.  The Y axis is the number of Cases, ranging from 0 to 7.

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