What is Hepatits A?

What is Hepatitis A?

Hepatitis A is a virus that causes liver disease.

Hepatits A

What can Hepatitis A do to your child?

Hepatitis A can cause many symptoms, including:

  • Fever
  • Nausea and stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite and tiredness
  • Yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes
  • In rare cases; Hepatitis A can cause death

Is my child at risk?

  • All children are at risk.
  • Ask your doctor how to help protect your child.

How does it spread?

  • Person-to-person contact
  • Eating or drinking something that has been contaminated with the virus.
  • Some people can spread Hepatitis A without showing symptoms.