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Hepatitis A in Florida
August Key Points
The number of reported hepatitis A cases in August remained stable from the previous month and was below the previous 5-year average.
In August 2023, 5 hepatitis A cases were reported in 3 counties, outlined in black in the map below. From June 2023 through August 2023, the average county rates were highest in central Florida.
In 2023, 77 hepatitis A cases were reported.
In August 2023, 0 cases were epidemiologially (epi) linked to another case. In 2023 12 cases were epi-linked to another case.
In August 2023, there was an average of 1 contact to reported cases. Contacts are those who were exposed to the virus and recommended prophylaxis for illness prevention.
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