Hepatitis A Vaccination

(1 dose)
Hepatitis A is a viral liver infection typically transmitted through contaminated food or water, endemic in regions with inadequate sanitation and limited access to safe food and water. Vaccination is recommended at least two weeks before travel, with the course consisting of one dose.

Further information

Children: This vaccination is suitable for children over the age of one.

Side effects: Side effects can include a high temperature, feeling tired and soreness at the injection site.

Additional precautions: When in areas where hepatitis A is common, it’s important to practise food safety, water hygiene, and hand hygiene.

Risk caused by hepatitis A: Hepatitis A can lead to a range of symptoms from mild to severe, such as fever and digestive problems. In severe cases, it can also result in liver failure.

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