A Guide to Hepatitis A Vaccines

April 6, 2023

In Canada, hepatitis A is not a common infection, largely due to modern sanitation practices and immunization with the hepatitis A vaccine. However, that does not mean that taking precautions is unnecessary, particularly for people traveling to parts of the world with higher rates of infection.

Even in North America, outbreaks still happen. The Public Health Agency of Canada reported an outbreak of hep A in Alberta and Saskatchewan in April of 2022, while the CDC reported an outbreak in November-December of 2022