CHARLOTTE, N.C. ̵
1; The Mecklenburg County Health Department has confirmed another case of hepatitis A.
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Health officials have not identified the person but said they are a restaurant worker.
This is the 14th case of hepatitis A reported in the county since June. That’s when a Hardee’s employee in west Charlotte was diagnosed with the virus.
Thousands of people were warned to get a vaccine after they ate at that restaurant.
Officials are expected to update Channel 9 about the most recent case during a news briefing at 1:30 pm We will stream that LIVE here.
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