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Health Officials Warn of Potential Hepatitis Exposure at NJ Dunkin' Donuts

Officials say risk is low, but recommend anyone who visited the location to get a vaccine

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    Health Officials Warn of Potential Hepatitis Exposure at NJ Dunkin' Donuts
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    New Jersey health officials say people who visited a Dunkin' Donuts in Ocean City may have been exposed to hepatitis.

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    The Cape May County Health Department says a person who worked at the store tested positive for hepatitis A and was there while he was potentially infectious between Jan. 27 and Jan. 31. Officials say risk is low, but are recommending anyone who visited the location during the time period should receive a vaccine.

    Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease that results from infection with the hepatitis A virus. It can range in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a severe illness lasting several months, including symptoms like fever, vomiting and jaundice.

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