Friday, December 5, 2008

How is Hepatitis A Spread?

OK, so blogging has been a little light this last week. Sort of a blogcation if you will. Not much time today either, so I'll post a link to an article I've recently written for Helium. This one is on Hepatitis A and how it is spread. Enjoy.

Hepatitis A is a viral infection which targets the liver. When the virus infects a person, it causes damage to the liver. Hepatitis A infections can cause significant illness, but generally only in the short term. Typical hepatitis A infections last between one and two months. Unlike many of the other hepatitis viruses, hepatitis A is spread via contaminated water and food.

Read the whole thing HERE.

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