Hepatitis A at Jam Band Concerts Alert (cont.)

Reported by: P Grande, Tri-County Health Dept, Englewood; A Cronquist, MPH, Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environment. S Fernyak, MD, S Huang, MD, I Bihl, San Francisco Dept of Public Health; E Osvald-Doppelhauer, Trinity County Health and Human Svcs Dept, Weaverville; C Woodfill, PhD, D Vugia, MD, G Agyekum, MPH, California Dept of Health Svcs. J Kravitz, MD, Washington County Dept of Health and Human Svcs, Hillsboro; H Gillette, MPH, Oregon Dept of Human Svcs. G Armstrong, MD, P George, MPH, L Finelli, DrPH, Div of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases; P Patel, MD, N Jain, MD, EIS officers, CDC.

Acknowledgments

This report is based on data contributed by D Krouse, MD, C Huang, T Doppelhauer, C Merwin, Trinity County Health and Human Svcs Dept, Weaverville, California. P Cieslak, MD, M Priedeman, MPH, M Sistrom, MSN, M Grumm, MPH, L Duncan, Oregon Dept of Human Svcs. D Portnoy, MPH, San Francisco Dept of Public Health, California. R Vogt, MD, L Dippold, MPH, Tri-County Health Dept, Englewood, Colorado. O Nainan, PhD, W Kuhnert, PhD, Div of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC.

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