California Gov Declares State Of Emergency For Hepatitis Outbreak

 Hepatitis Outbreak

A State of Emergency has been declared by California Governor Jerry Brown due to an outbreak of Hepatitis A which has hit the state and is considered to be the second largest outbreak in history.

The outbreak has claimed 18 lives thus far. The outbreak began last year in a homeless community in San Diego and has now spread outside to surrounding regions. Los Angeles County is now experiencing outbreaks.