Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 4th, 2002
Then in February, a 29-year-old woman died of liver failure after eating chicken wings and cheese fries from John's.
Health officials, already alarmed at a major outbreak of hepatitis A in Polk County, soon linked the death to an infected cook at John's. Five other people who were infected were found to have eaten at the restaurant.
The outbreak has been all but fatal for John's, which is situated in central Florida, about 40 miles east of Tampa, and...
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