A 24-year-old member asked:
are hepatitis a and b consider communicable diseases?
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Any infection transmitted from person to person is a communicable disease. However, that term often is used to mean infections more easily transmitted. For example, colds and influenza are easily transmitted but viral hepatitis requires more intimate contact.
Answered on Jan 14, 2020
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