Hepatitis ABC: What's the difference between A, B and C?
Hepatitis is a disease characterized by inflammation of the liver. It comes in many forms, including hepatitis A, B and C. But what do these meanings mean, and how do they differ from each other?
The sixth restaurant in South Carolina may have exposed its clients to the hepatitis A virus, health authorities said on Monday. tested positive for hepatitis A, the Department of Health and Environmental Control in South Carolina (DHEC) was reported in a press release.
The restaurant is located in a busy shopping area near the intersection of Killian and Farrow roads near Kroger
Anyone eating at the fast food restaurant between June 4 and June 20 "may have been exposed to the virus" , according to the news release. on June 21 and began exploring possible exposures. The health authorities said that "the disease is not a food outbreak," the press release said. on May 21, DHEC said people who ate at the Wild Wing site in Lexington County could be exposed to hepatitis A, DHEC State Department reported. t According to the State, the virus was also exposed to Terriaki Japan in northern Augusta.
On June 3, visitors to the Charleston shopping center in Charleston's Northwestern Shopping Complex may have been exposed to the virus, the state said.
Two restaurants, Popeyes in Aiken and Harbor Town Yacht Club at Hilton Head, were reported on June 18 by DHEC for having employees positive for hepatitis A.
Richee County Hardee has a rating A time was checked on May 13, DHEC reported. Hardy has "complied with DHEC's recommendations for cleaning and vaccinating employees," according to the press release. Symptoms of infection include "nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain or yellowing of the eyes and skin," and those who suffer from the virus "usually get ill within two to six weeks after being exposed," said DHEC in the message.
DHEC recommends that anyone who eats at the restaurant at the time of exposure should contact a doctor or pharmacy for treatment.
According to DHEC, "hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus. Most people who get hepatitis A feel sick for a few weeks but usually recover completely and do not have permanent liver damage. Since November 19, 156 cases have been reported. The award-winning journalist has worked for many newspapers since he began his career in 1999