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Two concurrent outbreaks of hepatitis A highlight the risk of infection for non-immune travellers to Morocco, January to June 2018

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Gassowski, Martyna ; Michaelis, Kai ; Wenzel, Jürgen J. ; Faber, Mirko ; Figoni, Julie ; Mouna, Lina ; Friesema, Ingrid H. M. ; Vennema, Harry ; Avellón, Ana ; Varela, Carmen ; Sundqvist, Lena ; Lundberg Ederth, Josefine ; Plunkett, James ; Balogun, Koye ; Ngui, Siew Lin ; Midgley, Sofie Elisabeth ; Gillesberg Lassen, Sofie ; Müller, Luise
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From January to June 2018, two ongoing hepatitis A outbreaks affected travellers returning from Morocco and cases in Europe without travel history, resulting in 163 patients in eight European countries. Most interviewed travel-related cases were unaware of the hepatitis A risk in Morocco. Molecular analysis revealed two distinct hepatitis A virus (HAV) strains (subgenotype IA DK2018_231; ...


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