A, B, C, D, and Now Our Attention is Brought to Hepatitis E
be similar to other viral and viral liver infections with jaundice, feeling poorly, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and fever. Joint pains, itching or rashes can also occur. Blood testing can help determine what you have. A vaccine against Hepatitis E has been developed but is not yet widely available, and travelers should take precautions to avoid contact with local foods and waters in areas that are known to have high rates of infections of hepatitis diseases. Sexual transmission is not as likely, but anyone with high virus levels of any infection could theoretically pass any infection on sexually. Sexually transmitted disease protection is an important part of any infectious disease discussion and be sure to ask how you can be protected.