PHOENIX (3TV/CBS5) -- According to health experts, there is a wave of hepatitis A cases in Arizona.
While most of these cases are said to be in Tucson, a rise in these cases is happening in the Valley.
The outbreak of hepatitis A, a viral disease that impacts the liver, started in November. Despite the effort to boost vaccinations, the outbreak expanded.
It could take months to contain.
So far, Arizona had 212 hepatitis A cases in 2019.
The number is the highest of any statewide total in more than a decade, according to statistics.
Health experts expect the number of cases to increase.