New Hawaii Sea Restaurant Hepatitis A Outbreak (2013)


The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced that a hepatitis A outbreak had been traced to the New Hawaii Sea Restaurant in the Bronx after learning that one employee and four patrons of the restaurant had fallen ill with hepatitis A infections.

According to health officials, customers who ate food from New Hawaii Sea Restaurant in the Bronx (located at 1475 Williamsbridge Road) between September 7 and September 19, 2013 were at risk for developing hepatitis A.

Marler Clark represents people who fell ill with hepatitis A after eating at the restaurant as well as people who required preventive vaccinations to prevent against hepatitis A infection. Vaccination can prevent infection or lessen the symptoms of hepatitis A if it is administered within 14 days of exposure.