Hepatitis A in Malaysia - Update
Hepatitis A is a viral liver disease that can cause mild to severe illness. It is spread by faecal-oral transmission when a person ingests food or drink contaminated by an infected person's faeces. The disease is closely associated with poor sanitation and a lack of personal hygiene. Dirty hands on your food!
It is incredibly infectious as you can tell by these figures and can be prevented by a Hepatitis A vaccine if boosted within one year, protection may last for life.