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  • Hepatitis A
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Why is hepatitis A vaccination recommended for people with chronic liver disease?

Although not at increased risk for hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection, people with chronic liver disease are at increased risk for fulminant hepatitis A, hospitalization, and death if they become infected with HAV. For this reason, HepA vaccination is recommended for them.

Last reviewed: June 25, 2023

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