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AFSCME Health & Safety Fact Sheet: Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A, also known as "Infectious Hepatitis," is a viral disease of the liver that causes fever, weight loss, nausea and abdominal discomfort, followed by jaundice (yellowing of the skin). It usually lasts 1-2 weeks, but can occasionally last several months. It is rarely fatal.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-09-16 15:25:32
Description Hepatitis A, also known as "Infectious Hepatitis," is a viral disease of the liver that causes fever, weight loss, nausea and abdominal discomfort, followed by jaundice (yellowing of the skin). It usually lasts 1-2 weeks, but can occasionally last several months. It is rarely fatal.
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Source AFSCME
Keyword worker safety, Hepatitis A, Infectious hepatitis, Viruses
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-09-16 15:12:58
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Date Last Modified 2009-09-16 15:25:32
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-09-16 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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