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    • An Infectious Diseases Gabby Hernandez Diana Andrade Angelica Guzman Amanda Lopez
      • Hepatitis is the injury and the inflammation of the liver cells. There are 5 types of hepatitis. The most common types are A(HAV),B(HBV) and C(HCV).
      • Hepatitis type A is contracted by eating or drinking contaminated feces of an infected person. It is also contracted through unprotected sexual contact.
      • B and C can be contracted by bodily fluids ( such as semen, and saliva)
      • Hepatitis A- Some individuals energy might decrease and many might experience nausea.
      • Hepatitis B- The effects of this type of hepatitis is milder then type A. This type may cause a person to be a hepatitis B carrier, chronic infection, liver cancer and cirrhosis.
      • Hepatitis C- This type is similar to hepatitis B, the infected can also get cirrhosis of the liver.
      A Liver with cirrhosis
      • Fever
      • Fatigue
      • Loss of appetite
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Abdominal pain
      • Muscle joint or pain
      • Jaundice
      • Hepatitis A- There is currently a vaccine for hepatitis A. It is given in two doses. The initial vaccine and a booster shot after six months of vaccination.
      • Hepatitis B- There is also a vaccine for hepatitis b, in which there is a three dose series for an infected person to take.
      • Hepatitis C- Sadly, there is no current vaccine for hepatitis c.
      • The vaccine is administered every ten years and it is given to you through a needle injection. It is monitored by the FDA.
      • Hepatitis A- Mild effects- Head-aches, tiredness, mild fever. Severe effects- Serious allergic reaction
      • Hepatitis B- Mild effects- Soreness, and fever.
      • Serve effects- Serious allergic reaction
      • Scientists agree that both hepatitis a and b vaccines are very safe and very effective. Both vaccines are 90% effective.
      • http://www.avert.org/hepatitis.htm
      • http://www.vaccineinformation.org/hepa/qandavax.asp
      • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002139
      • http://www.helppreventhepatitis.com/learn-about-hepatitis/hepatitis-a-b-symptoms.html?rotation=46056971&banner=222387429&src=1&kw=p152084903&gclid=CPmhmOnTkqcCFQGe7QodMV0tdg
      • http://www.vaccineinformation.org/hepb/qandavax.asp
      • http://www.medicinenet.com/viral_hepatitis/page6.htm
      • http://www.idph.state.il.us/public/hb/hbhepa.htm
      • http://www.scripps.edu/philanthropy/hepatitis.html?origin=ggdishep
      • http://hepatitis-c.emedtv.com/hepatitis-c/hepatitis-c-statistics.html
      • Which is the most common Hepatitis type?
      • Do they test the vaccine on animals?
      • If so, is there another way to test the vaccine?
      • Can animals contract Hepatitis?
      • Is Hepatitis contagious?
      • How does Hepatitis enter the body?
      • How deadly is the Hepatitis virus?
      • Why is it so difficult to make a Hepatitis C vaccine?
      • Why aren’t there many Hepatitis commercials?
      • Why isn’t there advertisements for the Hepatitis vaccines?
      • Why doesn’t the government push for more media coverage on Hepatitis?
      • Why hasn’t school education push for Hepatitis education?
      • How many people die from Hepatitis?
      • Which type of Hepatitis virus is the most deadliest?
      • How many people get symptoms from the hepatitis vaccine?
      • How many people get symptoms from the hepatitis virus?
      • How many people die from Hepatitis C?
      • Which Hepatitis virus kills the most people?
      • What is the life expectancy of a Hepatitis patient?
      • Can we visit a center that makes vaccines?
      • Is it possible to visit a center that specializes in STDS or Hepatitis?
      • Can we investigate more with MCHC on Hepatitis C and how we can cure it?
      • What do you think will be the amount of people who are infected with the Hepatitis virus in the next five years?