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How does food and water become contaminated with hepatitis a?
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In brief: Poor sanitation
Hepatitis a is transmitted , due to not washing the hands aftenruse of toilet, unsanitary food handling, bad sewage disposal and contamination to agricultural produce

In brief: Poor sanitation
Hepatitis a is transmitted , due to not washing the hands aftenruse of toilet, unsanitary food handling, bad sewage disposal and contamination to agricultural produce
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Fecal contamination
If there is fecal contamination of the water and/or soil, it can transmit hepatitis a to unsuspecting people.

In brief: Fecal contamination
If there is fecal contamination of the water and/or soil, it can transmit hepatitis a to unsuspecting people.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Mike Moore
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: With feces...
It's a gross answer..
.But hepatitis a is transmitted through the fecal-oral route, that is by contamination of food and water by feces.

In brief: With feces...
It's a gross answer..
.But hepatitis a is transmitted through the fecal-oral route, that is by contamination of food and water by feces.
Mike Moore
Mike Moore
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