Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV).
HAV is usually spread from person to person by putting something in the mouth that has been contaminated with the stool of a person with hepatitis A.
Vaccination: Is given as one injection. A second dose of this vaccine is required after 6-12 months to provide immunity for approximately 20 years. ‘Booster?injections are needed approximately every 20 years to provide continued immunity.
Protection: After one dose nearly one year. A second dose of this vaccine after 6-12 months provides immunity for approximately 20 years.
Side effects includes: Redness around injection site Hardening of skin around injection site Weakness Headache Loss of appetite Fever
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