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Local News with Jeff Lane

(Wayne County, IN)--The number of hepatitis A cases in Wayne County continues to increase as its ranking nationally moves higher.  Wayne County added eight new cases last week.  That pushes the number of local cases to 109.  On a per-capita basis, Wayne County now has the fourth highest rate of hepatitis A in the country.  Roughly one of every 606 Wayne County residents now has hepatitis A.  The Wayne County Health Department and some pharmacies continue to offer vaccinations.

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