SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two tourists from Utah who visited San Diego this summer say they believe they contracted hepatitis A on their trip.
Mike Johnson and Josh Oviatt told the San Diego Union Tribune that they were in San Diego in August. They both were diagnosed with the liver-damaging virus a month later. The 44-year-old Oviatt was hospitalized for four days. A third friend traveling with them had been vaccinated and did not get sick.
San Diego County is battling the worst hepatitis A outbreak seen in the United States in decades. So far, 20 people have died in the past year, mostly homeless people.
Hepatitis A lives in feces.
The 43-year-old Johnson told the newspaper his eyes and skin turned yellow and doctors told him he was nearing liver failure.
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