• Lawsuit filed against Papa John's after hepatitis A exposure

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A lawsuit has been filed against Papa John's Pizza after thousands of people were exposed to hepatitis A.

    The suit filed last week seeks $10,000 in damages. 
             
    The Mecklenburg County Health Department said people who ate at the Papa John's on Cambridge Commons Drive between March 24 and April 7 may have been exposed.              

    A manager at the pizza shop found out he had the virus.     
            
    Free vaccines were given to treat anyone who ate there.

    Read our past coverage:

    NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

    Officials: 2,500 could be vaccinated for hepatitis this weekend

    Hepatitis A vaccines run short after health alert

    Health officials: Customers may have been exposed to hepatitis A at east Charlotte Papa John's

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