What is hepatitis A and who gets it?
Hepatitis A is an inflammation of the liver caused by a virus. Anyone can get the hepatitis A virus, but it occurs more frequently in children and young adults. Persons in groups shown to be at high risk for infection (i.e., travelers to countries with high or intermediate rates of the disease, men who have sex with men, injecting drug users, persons with clotting-factor disorders, persons with chronic liver disease, and individuals living in crowded conditions).

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1. What is hepatitis A and who gets it?
2. What is the incubation period?
3. What are the symptoms?
4. How is it spread?
5. How is it treated?
6. How can you avoid getting hepatitis A?
7. Who is at risk of getting hepatitis A?
8. What if you are exposed to hepatitis A?