How can HAV infection be prevented?
A safe and effective vaccine to prevent HAV infection has been available in the U.S. since 1995. Good hand washing might also help stop the spread of HAV. Always wash your hands with soap and water after using the toilet, changing a diaper, and before preparing or eating food.

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1. What is Hepatitis A?
2. How is HAV spread?
3. What are the symptoms of Hepatitis A?
4. How serious is Hepatitis A?
5. How can HAV infection be prevented?
6. Who should get Hepatitis A vaccine?
7. What if I don’t fit into any of these groups, but still want to be protected against HAV infection?
8. How can I protect myself against HAV when traveling?
9. How long does Hepatitis A vaccine protect you?
10. How safe is Hepatitis A vaccine? Does it have any side effects?
11. How effective is Hepatitis A vaccine?
12. How many shots are needed?