Outbreak of hepatitis A in Estonia continues

Health authorities have reported 8 new cases of hepatitis A, bringing the total number of cases to date to 80. While health authorities have not pinpointed the origin of the infection, authorities feel that the infection is being transmitted through close personal contact with infected persons and poor personal hygiene.

Travellers in this area should be aware of the way hepatitis A is transmitted and avoid contact with infected persons.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Hepatitis A.

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