Mississippi State Department of Health

Hepatitis A


Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease that results from infection with the Hepatitis A virus. It can range in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a severe illness lasting several months. Hepatitis A is usually spread by contact with objects, food, or drinks contaminated by the feces or stool of an infected person.

Additional Resources

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Links referenced on this page
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)    https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hav/
local health office,    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html ok

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