USA – Florida: Hepatitis A warning for patrons of Morimoto Asia restaurant

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Florida health officials have issued a warning for patrons of a Lake Buena Vista restaurant after a food service worker tested positive for hepatitis A.

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) reports the individual worked at the Morimoto Asia restaurant located at 1600 East Buena Vista Drive in Lake Buena Vista.

Health officials advise people who consumed any food or beverage at this restaurant from November 6 – 16, 2018, may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. Patrons that haven’t previously had hepatitis A or been vaccinated for hepatitis A should seek post-exposure prophylaxis.

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