What is it?
Hepatitis A is an infection that affects the liver and is spread by a virus in faeces (poo).
How do you catch Hepatitis A virus?
You can catch it when tiny amounts of infected faeces (poo) get into your mouth. People can spread Hepatitis A through food or through sex, especially:
What are the symptoms of Hepatitis A infection?
The symptoms can appear up to 8 weeks after infection and include:
A person is infectious two weeks before their symptoms appear until one week after symptoms
If you develop symptoms of Hepatitis A, you should:
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