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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky health officials say they are seeing a dramatic rise in hepatitis A cases compared to recent years.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health has identified hepatitis A with cases in multiple counties in Kentucky.
The office says 31 cases of acute hepatitis A have been reported this year. It’s a 50 percent increase over the average of 20 cases per year reported over the past 10 years. The acute cases mean the patients are showing signs of illness.