Hepatitis A rapidly spreading in Florida

The contagious virus spreads through the feces of people, primarily when they don’t wash their hands after using the bathroom. The feces can transfer to objects, food, drinks or drugs. Sometimes, it is spread by infected restaurant workers who touch food before it is served. Drug use is the most commonly identified risk factor. Symptoms includes sudden nausea and vomiting, fatigue, loss of appetite, low grade fever, dark urine and joint pain.