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Colorado Hepatitis A Outbreak Report

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Colorado is experiencing an outbreak of hepatitis A affecting people experiencing homelessness, people with substance use issues, and people who are incarcerated in city and county jails. 

Outbreak-related hepatitis A cases in Colorado since Oct. 2018

Number

Percentage

Total cases

as of 5/22/19

60

Sex

F

19

32%

M

41

68%

Age (years)

Mean

38.5

Median

37.0

Minimum

23

Maximum

72

Hospitalized

N

24

40%

Y

36

60%

County

Douglas*

1

2%

El Paso

51

85%

Fremont

6

10%

Pueblo*

2

3%

* Cases exposed in other places, but diagnosed in this county


At a glance

As of May 22, 2019

60 cases

36 hospitalizations

0 deaths

For the public

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*Due to delays in reporting numbers are incomplete, especially for the most recent weeks.

**Cases with missing onset dates are not displayed.


Colorado Hepatitis A Outbreak Report | Last updated 042419 |