A form of viral hepatitis transmitted in food, causing fever and jaundice.
- To keep your options as open as possible, I'd suggest being vaccinated against yellow fever, hepatitis A, typhoid, tetanus and polio.
- Unlike some of the other forms of viral liver infections, hepatitis A does not usually cause long term liver damage.
- Fulminant viral hepatitis A has a higher mortality rate and is more common in persons more than 50 or younger than 5 years of age.
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