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A nurse loads a syringe with a vaccine against hepatitis at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year,  in Lynwood, Calif., in 2013. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
A nurse loads a syringe with a vaccine against hepatitis at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year, in Lynwood, Calif., in 2013. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials in San Diego are working to combat a hepatitis A outbreak that's hit the city's homeless population and people with drug addiction hardest. Since last November, there have been 16 reported deaths.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks with Dr. Wilma Wooten, a San Diego public health official, about the outbreak.

This segment aired on September 13, 2017.

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