Syd Sumo Salad customers issued Hepatitis A warning
03/08/2012 - NSW Health has issued a health warning for people who have consumed food from a Sumo Salad store in Westpac Place, Kent Street, Sydney, following the diagnosis of Hepatitis A in an employee.
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No other stores have been affected, and there is no further risk of infection from the store.
People who have eaten from the Kent Street store between Thursday 19 July and Thursday 26 July may need to receive a Hepatitis A vaccine.
As a precaution a clinic providing a free Hepatitis A vaccine will be available at Sydney Hospital, today Thursday 2 August. The clinic will be open between 3pm and 7pm.
People need to receive the vaccine as quickly as possible to develop some protection from developing the infection.
Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver. Symptoms include fever, feeling unwell, poor appetite, abdominal discomfort, jaundice and dark urine.
People can contact the NSW Health Information Line 1300 066 055 for more information during business hours.
Source: NSW Food Authority
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