The recent hepatitis A outbreak has reached the area as cases in Ohio County have recently been reported to the Green River District Health Department.
According to GRDHD as of the last report dated July 7, two of those cases are probable and two are suspected.
As of July 7, 1,094 cases have been reported to the Kentucky Department for Public Health. Of these, 628 have required hospitalization and eight patients have died.
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