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Hepatitis A (formerly known as ''infectious hepatitis'') is an acute infectious disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV), which is most commonly transmitted by the fecal-oral route via contaminated food or drinking water.
Study: Hepatitis C vaccine could drastically reduce transmission among injecting drug users

Study: Hepatitis C vaccine could drastically reduce transmission among injecting drug users

Few parents use simple strategies to protect kids from food poisoning, reports study

Few parents use simple strategies to protect kids from food poisoning, reports study

Single foodborne outbreak can have large ramifications for restaurants

Single foodborne outbreak can have large ramifications for restaurants

Deaths caused by liver cancer have increased by 80% over last two decades

Deaths caused by liver cancer have increased by 80% over last two decades

KAIST scientists identify cellular mechanism for severe viral hepatitis

KAIST scientists identify cellular mechanism for severe viral hepatitis

Reminders can improve immunization rates

Reminders can improve immunization rates

World’s first vaccine relieves grass pollen allergy symptoms by at least 25%, study shows

World’s first vaccine relieves grass pollen allergy symptoms by at least 25%, study shows

From retirement to the front lines of hepatitis C treatment

From retirement to the front lines of hepatitis C treatment

UCLA expert suggests measures for reducing risk of getting sick during holiday travel

UCLA expert suggests measures for reducing risk of getting sick during holiday travel

Second edition of Open Accelerator program unveils winning Life Science start-ups

Second edition of Open Accelerator program unveils winning Life Science start-ups

EPFL scientists create gold nanoparticles to combat all viruses

EPFL scientists create gold nanoparticles to combat all viruses

Special issue highlights factors affecting healthcare for LGBT older adults

Special issue highlights factors affecting healthcare for LGBT older adults

Rutgers studies highlight need for salon clients, workers to protect themselves from health risks

Rutgers studies highlight need for salon clients, workers to protect themselves from health risks

Treating the new hep C generation on their turf

Treating the new hep C generation on their turf

TUM scientists build virus-sized structures using DNA origami technology

TUM scientists build virus-sized structures using DNA origami technology

Unique liver function of South American amphibian could pave way for finding a cure to cirrhosis

Unique liver function of South American amphibian could pave way for finding a cure to cirrhosis

Over half of reported HIV diagnoses in Europe happen in late stage of infection

Over half of reported HIV diagnoses in Europe happen in late stage of infection

4 in 10 cancers preventable by adopting simple lifestyle changes

4 in 10 cancers preventable by adopting simple lifestyle changes

Massachusetts grabs spotlight by proposing new twist on Medicaid drug coverage

Massachusetts grabs spotlight by proposing new twist on Medicaid drug coverage

New model provides better understanding of epidemic spreading in realistic circumstances

New model provides better understanding of epidemic spreading in realistic circumstances