ROANOKE, Va. – According to an attorney, a second person died from complications related to hepatitis-A linked to an exposure at Famous Anthony’s restaurants.Bill Marler says he now represents 23 Roanoke residents in a statement posted on the Marler Clark law firm’s website.On October 26, the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts reported 49 cases, with one secondary case associated with the outbreak. At the time, 31 people were hospitalised, with one death. On October 15, the first death was reported.The main exposure window, according to health officials, was from August 10 to August 27.
According to their calculations, the incubation period ended on October 15, and there have been no new onsets of symptoms since then. In late September, the Famous Anthony’s employee was diagnosed with hepatitis A. The employee worked at three different restaurants (4913 Grandin Road, 6499 Williamson Road, and Crystal Spring Avenue).
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