WARNING OF HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK AMONG MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN IN EUROPE

 

An outbreak of hepatitis A in Europe has affected 287 people in at least 13 countries, with large numbers of cases in the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands. Public health authorities have identified three clusters of cases in which men who have sex with men (MSM) predominate. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has called for vaccination campaigns to target MSM, and Public Health England is encouraging gay and bisexual men to seek vaccination.

 

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Wednesday, 29 March, 2017

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