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Hepatitis A Outbreak in Nahville

At least 14 people have contracted Hepatitis A in Tennessee’s largest city in the last six months. The Tennessean reports Nashville’s Metro Public Health Department is offering free vaccines beginning Tuesday at three public health centers. Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by a virus, but it can spread through close contact with an infected person. An outbreak in Kentucky recently spread to more than 440 people. Four people died.