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Noshed at Jerry's in Westwood? Get a Hep A Vaccination!
Diners who grabbed at bite at Jerry's Famous Deli in Westwood last month may have gotten a little extra something with their pastrami on rye. "The Los Angeles Health Department announced Wednesday night that an employee of Jerry’s Deli in Westwood [...] has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A," according to NBC LA.
Consequently, diners who ate at Jerry's or had catering from this location on November 18, 21, 23 or 24 are at risk for contracting the virus, which "is spread by close physical contact and through fecal contamination of food or drink." If that's you, you'll need to get a vaccination or an immune globulin (IG) shot within 14 days of your meal.