Hepatitis A Warning For Diners At Popular Melbourne Restaurant

Food handler diagnosed.

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A hepatitis A warning has been issued by Victoria Health following an outbreak in relation to a food handler at a popular Melbourne restaurant.

The person worked while infectious at Cumulus Inc. restaurant at 45 Flinders Lane.

Any person who ate food, especially uncooked food, between 26 February and 19 March of this year may be at risk of a hepatitis A infection and is advised to attend their GP for a free hepatitis A vaccine.

Diners should look out for the symptoms for 15 to 50 days after exposure.

Symptoms include fever, malaise, anorexia, nausea, vomiting and abdominal discomfort. 

This is followed by dark urine and jaundice a few days later.

 

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