Hepatitis type A Epidemic in Prague

Everyday, the number of patients diagnosed with Jaundice increases by 13 every day in Prague only. The ill run out of beds at infection wards all around Prague Hospitals. New rooms are being prepared and ambulances transport citizens with hepatitis to other regions as well.

Hepatitis type A started to spread among drug addicts, especially from those of Russian origin. From them the homeless got infected, than it spreads on, for example by the means of public transport. One just grabs a tram pole, don’t wash one’s hands, eats something, and is ready for hospital. Beware.

Until today, 374 people has gotten sick, the numbers are expected to grow. If the rate increase, there will be health acquisitions established.


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