Is vaccination from hepatitis A necessary in Michigan or Kentucky?

April 23, 2018 - By Edwin Martin

Is vaccination from hepatitis A necessary in Michigan or Kentucky?

Is vaccination from hepatitis A necessary in Michigan or Kentucky?

At least, officials from Indiana believe so. They warn all residents to make vaccinations from hepatitis in case they have in plans to visit Michigan or Kentucky on summer holidays.

Indiana Health Department prefers to take precautions before it can become late. They advise every tourist who plans to visit these two states to make a vaccination.

There have been numerous reports from Michigan and Kentucky on an outbreak of hepatitis A, the virus known for its damage on the liver.

According to the latest calculations, there were registered over 300 cases of hepatitis A in Kentucky. Most of the cases listed in area of Louisville.

Meanwhile, in Michigan were registered over 800 cases of hepatitis, and 25 of them ended fatally.

Every year Indiana has up to 20 cases of hepatitis. However, this year, there have been registered 77 cases since this January.

Pam Pontones, Indiana’s epidemiologist confirms that vaccination from virus and simple rules of hygiene can be very effective measure in prevention of disease spreading.

She says that there will be some popular events in the nearest months, which can lead to rising of tourism in these states. While there will be a potential danger to receive hepatitis A, local officials can’t forbid to travel from state to state.

Symptoms of hepatitis A often include nausea, loss of appetite, dark urine, fever, fatigue, stomachache etc. Feeling these symptoms people must to go to the doctor and ask for medical help.

After facing virus person can live without any symptoms up to 50 days.

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