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Hepatitis B is one type of hepatitis – a liver disease- caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B spreads by contact with an infected person's blood, semen or other body fluid. An infected woman can give hepatitis B to her baby at birth.
Vaccines can be blamed for any illness even with lack of evidence says EU court

Vaccines can be blamed for any illness even with lack of evidence says EU court

Survey finds parents to be least knowledgeable about invasive pneumococcal disease

Survey finds parents to be least knowledgeable about invasive pneumococcal disease

Opana ER – a long acting opioid painkiller, to be pulled from the markets as per FDA directive

Opana ER – a long acting opioid painkiller, to be pulled from the markets as per FDA directive

Heroin use in the U.S. estimated to cost society more than $51 billion

Heroin use in the U.S. estimated to cost society more than $51 billion

Survey finds wide variation in hepatitis B, C testing policy and practice across the EU/EEA

Survey finds wide variation in hepatitis B, C testing policy and practice across the EU/EEA

Seventh Wave announces collaboration with Yecuris to study new liver disease therapies

Seventh Wave announces collaboration with Yecuris to study new liver disease therapies

Study finds substantial increase in hepatitis C infections among pregnant women

Study finds substantial increase in hepatitis C infections among pregnant women

Serum Institute signs licensing agreement to commercialize St. Jude vaccine against RSV

Serum Institute signs licensing agreement to commercialize St. Jude vaccine against RSV

Statins may provide favorable effects in patients with HBV- or HCV-related cirrhosis

Statins may provide favorable effects in patients with HBV- or HCV-related cirrhosis

Statins may provide favorable outcomes to patients with HBV- or HCV-related cirrhosis

Statins may provide favorable outcomes to patients with HBV- or HCV-related cirrhosis

WHO Global Hepatitis Report reveals goal to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030

WHO Global Hepatitis Report reveals goal to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030

New study reports long-term infectious disease trends in China after SARS outbreak

New study reports long-term infectious disease trends in China after SARS outbreak

FDA grants approval for two drugs to treat hepatitis C virus in children

FDA grants approval for two drugs to treat hepatitis C virus in children

Hepatitis B and C patients more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, study finds

Hepatitis B and C patients more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, study finds

Researchers aim to examine therapeutic effect of iPS-ML producing interferon-β on liver cancer

Researchers aim to examine therapeutic effect of iPS-ML producing interferon-β on liver cancer

FDA approves new therapy for adult patients with relapsing and primary progressive MS

FDA approves new therapy for adult patients with relapsing and primary progressive MS

One-shot vaccine passes key preclinical test in newborn monkey models

One-shot vaccine passes key preclinical test in newborn monkey models

ECDC guidance aims to improve antenatal screening for infections to avoid mother-to-child transmission

ECDC guidance aims to improve antenatal screening for infections to avoid mother-to-child transmission

Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

Researchers find new way to create more stable polio vaccines

Researchers find new way to create more stable polio vaccines