Hepatitis A does not require vaccine.Why?
Hepatitis A vaccine can prevent hepatitis A. Hepatitis A vaccination is needed as it is a serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV) and it is usually spread by close personal contact and sometimes by eating food or drinking water containing HAV.
It can cause:
- flu-like illness
- jaundice (yellow skin or eyes, dark urine)
- severe stomach pains and diarrhea (children)
In order to prevent all these Hepatitis A vaccine is needed.