Hepatitis A is an infectious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus.If you've caught Hepatitis A, it will take 15-50 days for the symptoms to develop.-
It's spread by:
The virus is spread by contact with the faeces (poos) of an infected person. It can be passed on through:
The most infectious period for hepatitis A is usually from 2 weeks before jaundice (skin yellowing) starts until 1 week after. If you have hepatitis A you should stay away from school, early childhood centre and work for 7 days from the onset of jaundice.