Hepatitis A is an infectious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus. The virus is spread by contact with the faeces (poos) of an infected person. The most infectious period for hepatitis A is usually from 2 weeks before jaundice (yellow skin) starts, until 1 week after.
Vaccination against hepatitis A is available at a cost. There are usually no long-term issues associated with hepatitis A, most people recover completely.
Further information is available by visiting the following website.
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