Asked by supriyaa.yn | 22nd Nov, 2008, 04:08: PM

Expert Answer:

Yes, Jaundice is a communicable disease. This is because it can be transmitted from one person to another. Jaundice does not spread to other people through shared vessels or food and drink. Jaundice is spread mostly by food and water contaminated with Hepatitis virus.

However it does spread through using contaminated needles.

If a mother is infected while pregnant the disease can be transmitted to the baby. You can ensure that you don't get jaundice by not sharing things with others.

Answered by  | 22nd Nov, 2008, 05:20: PM

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