Hepatitis A: Questions and answers

Immunization Action Coalition • St. Paul, MN 55104 • (651) 647-9009 • www.vaccineinformation.org • www.immunize.org www.vaccineinformation.org/catg. d/p4204.pdf • Item #P4204 (3/11) Hepatitis A: Questions and Answers Information about the disease and vaccines Page 1 of 4 What causes ...



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