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Friday, May 18, 2012

Hepatitis B found in assisted living

ATLANTA, May 18 (UPI) -- Virginia health officials said hepatitis B virus infections occurred in four assisted living facilities from February 2009 to November 2011.

A report published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report said the initial acute hepatitis B virus infections were identified through routine viral hepatitis surveillance in each outbreak.

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