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how is hepatitis a spread?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Fecal-oral route: Hepatitis a is transmitted through contaminated foods.
Answered on Sep 3, 2012
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Fecal oral route: Poor hygiene, contaminated food or drinks.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012

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