16 Dead In San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak

Officials in San Diego are working to combat a hepatitis A outbreak that’s hit the city’s homeless population and people with drug addiction hardest. Since last November, there have been 16 reported deaths.

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti talks with Dr. Wilma Wooten, a San Diego public health official, about the outbreak.

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