What countries are affected by hepatitis A?
Hepatitis A is generally not common in developed countries like Australia, with quality sanitation and water purification processes. However, even Australia can experience outbreaks. Most cases reported in Australia have been acquired overseas or contracted from someone who has travelled overseas – usually from developing countries without effective sanitation and good personal hygiene practices.
India is home to over 1.3 billion people, which makes it the second most populated country in the world, after China. It is approximately one-third of the size of the United States and has four tim
What’s not to love about Brazil? A culture so varied and diverse, a country who loves their sport, food and arts – that is, parties. No one throws a party quite like Brazil.
It might surprise you to find out that Indonesia is actually made up of more than 17,000 islands, of which 8,000 are inhabited with over 300 languages spoken across them all.
Sources & Citations
2. Australian Government, Department of Health. The Australian Immunisation Handbook. Hepatitis A. Available at: https://immunisationhandbook.health.gov.au/vaccine-preventable-diseases/hepatitis-a (accessed 3 March 2020).
3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Viral Hepatitis. Hepatitis A Questions and Answers for the Public. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hav/afaq.htm#overview(accessed 3 March 2020).
4. NSW Government. Hepatitis A Fact Sheet. Available at: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Factsheets/hepatitis-a.pdf (accessed 3 March 2020).
5. World Health Organisation. Hepatitis A. Available at https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/hepatitis-a (accessed 3 March 2020).
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