- Start with fever malaise, anorexia, nausea and abdominal discomfort, followed by jaundice.
- Caused by Hepatitis A Virus.
- Transmitted from person to person by the fecal - oral route. Common source outbreaks related to contaminated water and food, infected food handlers.
- Education about good sanitation and personal hygiene.
- Proper water treatment.
- Vaccines are available for 2 years of age and older.
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