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WHO Urges Nations In Europe, Americas To Watch For Potential Uptick In Hepatitis A Cases Among MSM

Reuters: WHO warns hep-A outbreak may be exacerbated by gay pride season
“An outbreak of hepatitis A has spread over the past year among gay men in Europe, the United States, and Chile, and upcoming gay pride events and a vaccine shortage could worsen the situation, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. The WHO said in a disease outbreak statement that any country noticing an unusual increase in cases among men who have sex with other men should report it to the WHO…” (Miles, 6/7).