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Transmission of hepatitis A?

Faecal-oral spread
Poor hygiene/ over crowding
some cases imported
Some clusters (gay men and injecting drug users)


Can patients with hepatitis A get chronic infection?

No - they will usually be ill for a few weeks and then recover