How Does Hepatitis A Spread?
Hepatitis A spreads by ingesting the hepatitis A virus (HAV). This article explains fecal-oral spread and gives examples of hepatitis A transmission.
Traveling Abroad? Get the Hepatitis A Vaccine
Your risk of hepatitis A infection while traveling depends on where you travel and is increased by your length of stay. Prevent hepatitis A infection by getting the hepatitis A vaccine.
Hepatitis A Vaccine - Reasons to Get Vaccinated for Travelers
Traveling to certain countries can increase your risk of hepatitis A exposure. To protect yourself, it's important to get the hepatitis A vaccine before you travel. Since a good travel story might provide motivation to get immunized, share your experience with hepatitis A exposure in another country.
Can I Catch Hepatitis A from Restaurant Food?
Hepatitis A sometimes is spread by food handlers in restaurants. Does this mean that restaurants are dangerous places where people can be exposed to hepatitis A? Not really. Though this is a good time to talk about hand washing!
Hepatitis A Virus and Infection
Hepatitis A is a very contagious disease that's spread by a virus. However, there is good news. It's rarely fatal and doesn't cause chronic disease. Plus, if you have it once, you'll never get it again.
Hepatitis A Fact Sheet
There are a lot of similarities between the viruses that cause hepatitis, but there are also some differences. Sometimes it's helpful to see them in a nice chart. Here's a well written fact sheet about hepatitis A from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.