What is the incubation period?
The time that a person is first exposed to the virus until the time the person begins to feel sick is generally between 15 and 50 days. However, the infected person can spread the virus to others one to two weeks before symptoms appear, and up to one week after the onset of jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes).

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1. What is hepatitis A and who gets it?
2. What is the incubation period?
3. What are the symptoms?
4. How is it spread?
5. How is it treated?
6. How can you avoid getting hepatitis A?
7. Who is at risk of getting hepatitis A?
8. What if you are exposed to hepatitis A?