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The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) continues to investigate an increasing number of cases of mumps infection statewide.  The disease has been confirmed in children and adults, both vaccinated and unvaccinated. As of June 22, 2017: Number of confirmed cases of mumps for 2017:                 119 Approximately 45% of cases have been in adults ...
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The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has been notified of imported frozen raw tuna or ahi cubes distributed by Tropic Fish Hawaii, LLC on Oahu that tested positive for hepatitis A. The product, imported from Indonesia, was used to prepare poke sold between April 27–May 1 by the following food establishments on Oahu: Times ...
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Hawaii State Epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park, who heads the Disease Outbreak Control Division (DOCD), was named “Islander of the Year” in the “Health and Medicine” category by Honolulu Magazine. Dr. Park was chosen for her leadership in stopping the hepatitis A outbreak that sickened hundreds of people on Oahu and neighbor islands last year after ...
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In August 2016, the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) identified raw scallops imported from the Philippines as the source of an outbreak of hepatitis A that sickened hundreds of Hawaii residents. At the time of the outbreak, over 90,000 Hawaii residents sought to protect themselves by getting vaccinated for hepatitis A between July and November ...
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Posted on Dec 8, 2016 in DOCD

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Congenital Zika Virus Infection

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 in DOCD

Learn more about this disease that spreads primarily by Aedes mosquitos.

Dengue Outbreak 2015-16

Posted on Apr 26, 2016 in DOCD

While HDOH will continue to closely monitor for new cases of locally transmitted mosquito-borne diseases, this site will no longer be updated on a daily basis after April 26, 2016. For more information about mosquito-borne diseases and investigations, please visit Mosquito-borne Diseases. Dengue Fever – Hawaii Island Outbreak Aedes aegypti mosquito Aedes albopictus mosquito Aedes ...
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