Published in Hepatitis Weekly, March 23rd, 1998
The Shawnee County Health Agency has documented 14 cases of hepatitis A thus far in 1998.
Dr. Larry Rumans, interim health officer with the health agency, said four cases of hepatitis A were reported in 1997, and only three were reported in 1996.
About half the cases in 1998 have occurred within families where there is more than one infected person, Rumans said, but the rest have been sporadic.
The health department hasn't been able to establish a common...
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