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NEOMED Infectious Disease Expert Discusses Hepatitis Outbreak

An Australian woman thought she was making a healthy choice for a snack, but ended up dead after consuming frozen pomegranate seeds that have led to a Hepatitis A outbreak. There have been 24 cases of Hepatitis A linked to the seeds, leading to a recall.

Richard Watkins, M.D., associate professor at NEOMED and infectious disease specialist, discussed the incident with SELF magazine, noting that there are no specific antiviral medications designed to treat Hepatitis A.

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