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Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a viral infection which affects the human liver. The hepatitis A virus is usually ingested via contaminated food or water and is endemic to many countries where sanitation and access to safe food and water is poor.

The Vaccine

Who can have this vaccine?

Adults and children 1 year+

Doses required

1 dose


£70 per dose

How is it given?

This is an injection in the upper arm (or thigh).

How long does protection last?

1 dose protects you for 1 year.
A second dose 6-12m after the first will provide 25 years protection.

Other information

The vaccination should be given at least two weeks before travelling.

Patient Leaflet

Please refer to the patient leaflet for full information on this vaccine:

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