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Image caption The school initially informed parents of two cases on Wednesday. Eight individuals at a school in North Yorkshire have been treated for Hepatitis A, Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed. PHE did not confirm whether the cases involved staff, pupils, or both though the school - Outwoods Academy, Ripon - said two staff members were affected. All those affected were being treated and any health risk was low, said PHE. Hepatitis A is a viral infection which affects the liver and is different to Hepatitis B and C. In a letter to parents on Wednesday, the school, which has about 650 pupils aged 11 to 18, said two members of staff had Hepatitis A. It added that PHE was investigating other reported cases of illness. Full story

20 June