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Dave Shumaker

Microbiology Scientist, GOJO Industries

Dave Shumaker, B.S., is a Microbiology Scientist with GOJO Industries. He is responsible for hand hygiene research, evaluation of novel antimicrobial technologies as well as industrial and cosmetic microbiology. Dave received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Microbiology at Ohio University.
Hepatitis A Prevention
How Can You Prevent the Spread of Hepatitis A?

9/28/2017

By Dave Shumaker

Microbiology Scientist, GOJO Industries

While instances of Hepatitis A are rare in the United States, outbreaks happen and can have a major impact. Right now, parts of Southern California, are experiencing an outbreak. In fact, since the beginning of 2017, there have been nearly 500 confirmed cases and 17 deaths. This recent outbreak has many asking what this infection is and what you can do to prevent its spread.

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