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Santa Barbara, CA United States

July 2019

World Hepatitis Day

July 28, 2019
Santa Barbara, CA United States

What is Viral Hepatitis?  Viral hepatitis is an infection that causes liver inflammation and damage. Several different viruses causes hepatitis, most commonly hepatitis A, B, or C. Hepatitis A Hepatitis A causes only acute infection and typically gets better without treatment after a few weeks. The hepatitis A virus spreads through contact with an infected person's stool and unsafe food handling practices or uncooked seafood. You can protect yourself by getting the hepatitis A vaccine (2 doses, 6 months apart).…

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