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Hepatitis A and E usually resolve on their own, but hepatitis B and C can cause serious liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer.
There are 5 viruses that cause viral hepatitis. A look at hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E.
The specific mode of transmission remains unknown.
What do you know about hepatitis E?
More than 20 million people worldwide contract the virus every year, which can be passed from animals to humans.
Chinese health officials say the strain of the virus, previously found only in rats, is a wake-up call for Hong Kong.
Do rodents in crowded cities pose a new risk for the liver virus?
World Hepatitis Day is July 28, providing an opportunity for all of us to aid in the elimination of viral hepatitis.
Do you know your viral hepatitis alphabet? There are five designations for viral hepatitis: A, B, C, D, and E.
The virus is spread via contaminated water and kills up to 25 percent of pregnant women who contract it.
The shot can provide protection from the liver virus for at least four and a half years.
A new study out of the U.K. has revealed that one in almost 3,000 blood donors are currently carrying the hepatitis E virus.
Since June 2013, approximately 527 people contracted the virus and 15 died.
Many sausages sold in British stores contain potentially fatal hep viral loads.
In 2005, an estimated 20.1 million people in Africa and Asia were infected with the hepatitis E virus (HEV).
The world’s first vaccine against hepatitis E virus (HEV) has been approved by Chinese health authorities.
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