July 23, 2019
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More than 700 vaccinated after Caribou restaurant worker infected with hepatitis A

Chris Bouchard | Aroostook Republican & News
Chris Bouchard | Aroostook Republican & News
Burger Boy in Caribou in September 2018.

Cary Medical Center and Pines Health Services have provided more than 700 vaccines to people who may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus in Caribou.

[Caribou restaurant owner says he had ‘no way of knowing’ employee was infected with hepatitis A]

The Maine Center for Disease Control reports that people who ate at Burger Boy from April 24 through May 13 could have been exposed to the virus by a restaurant worker.

The Maine CDC alerted the public on Friday after confirming the diagnosis.

[Customers could be at risk after Caribou restaurant employee had Hepatitis A, CDC says]

CBS affiliate WAGM reports that the window is closing for the vaccine to be effective. Monday is the last day to get vaccinated for those who ate at Burger Boy on May 13, the final day of the exposure window.

 



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