Research and analysis

Hepatitis A outbreak (England) investigation (2016 to 2017)

Epidemiological reports of a hepatitis A outbreak recorded in England, during 2016 to 2017, and related microbiological information.


Hepatitis A outbreak in UK under investigation

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A hepatitis A outbreak – predominantly affecting men who have sex with men – was recorded in England from July 2016. Although primarily affecting MSM, in 2017 there was evidence that cases in the wider population were linked to the outbreak.

Published 12 May 2017