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Is there a hepatitis A vaccine?

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Yes. Vaccination is recommended for:

The vaccine is given in doses.

  • Travelers to areas of the world with increased hepatitis A infection
  • Infants aged 6 to 11 months who are traveling internationally.
  • Men who have sex with other men
  • Those with a blood clotting problem
  • People who inject illegal drugs
  • Anyone with long-term liver disease

From: Hepatitis A (Hep A) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on December 10, 2019

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on December 10, 2019

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