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    Hepatitis E: raw pork is main cause of infection in EU

    Consumption of raw or undercooked pork meat and liver is the most common cause of hepatitis ... E infection in the EU, said EFSA. More than 21,000 cases of hepatitis E infections have been reported in ... EFSA’s working group on hepatitis E, said: “Even if it is not as widespread as other foodborne diseases, ...

    11 July 2017

    Hepatitis A outbreak: EFSA coordinates trace-back investigation

    of hepatitis A. Since January 2013, more than 1,440 hepatitis A cases have been reported in 12 ... (ECDC). This scientific report follows several Rapid Outbreak Assessments on the status of hepatitis ... A published by EFSA and ECDC. Tracing of food items in connection to the multinational hepatitis A virus ...

    08 September 2014

    EFSA helps investigate the source of hepatitis A outbreaks

    origin of the recent outbreaks of Hepatitis A virus infection in humans. The outbreaks occurred in Italy, ... Member States. Hepatitis A is an infectious disease that can be transmitted through consumption of ... assistance in a multinational outbreak of Hepatitis A ...

    07 November 2013

    Hepatitis A: EFSA and ECDC publish a joint rapid outbreak assessment

    EFSA is working closely with ECDC to help identify the origin of the recent outbreak of Hepatitis ... identified frozen berries as the most likely source of infection. Hepatitis A is an infectious disease that ... available. Outbreak of Hepatitis A virus infection in residents and travellers to Italy ...

    29 May 2013