Starbucks employee tested positive for hepatitis A and put thousands of customers at risk
22 November 2021 14:31 GMT
Health officials in Camden County, New Jersey, believe anyone can be vaccinated against hepatitis A.
An employee of a Starbucks store in the US state of New Jersey has tested positive for hepatitis A, which puts thousands of people at risk for contact with infected people. Announced Local authorities.
The Camden County Department of Health was notified last Wednesday that a Starbucks employee based in Gloucester had tested positive for hepatitis A and was working during the outbreak.
Camden County Health Officer Pascal Navago said health officials are “working closely with the patient and Starbucks staff to resolve the situation.” “Our highest priority is to ensure that everyone involved is safe and healthy. The patient is not currently working and close contacts have been identified,” Nwako stressed.
Similarly, Nwako urged anyone to be vaccinated against hepatitis A. Ratings Authorities say up to 4,000 people could be affected.