HEPATITIS A EXPOSURE

 

Maine CDC warns of potential hepatitis exposure at market

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that consumers might have been exposed to a form of hepatitis at a market. The agency and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry say they have identified a case of hepatitis A virus infection in a food service worker in Waterville. The worker prepared food while infectious from Dec. 27 to Jan. 9. They agencies say patrons of Joseph’s Market in Waterville could be at risk of infection from hepatitis A.