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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.
New report highlights the plight of sanitation workers in the developing world

New report highlights the plight of sanitation workers in the developing world

BfR symposium: Current trends and causes of foodborne disease outbreaks

BfR symposium: Current trends and causes of foodborne disease outbreaks

Hospitals take shot at opioid makers over cost of treating uninsured for addiction

Hospitals take shot at opioid makers over cost of treating uninsured for addiction

Facebook takes a stand against Anti-vaxxers and vaccine misinformation

Facebook takes a stand against Anti-vaxxers and vaccine misinformation

Enzyme induced by stress associated with liver cancer growth

Enzyme induced by stress associated with liver cancer growth

90% of hepatitis cases, 65% hepatitis deaths preventable by 2030

90% of hepatitis cases, 65% hepatitis deaths preventable by 2030

Researchers identify genetic mutation that causes fatal response to HAV infection

Researchers identify genetic mutation that causes fatal response to HAV infection

Researchers discover how liver cells protect against viral attacks

Researchers discover how liver cells protect against viral attacks

New study provides overview of potential risks of vaccinating breastfeeding women

New study provides overview of potential risks of vaccinating breastfeeding women

Rising rates of liver cancer deaths largely confined to individuals with less education

Rising rates of liver cancer deaths largely confined to individuals with less education

Heart and lung transplants from hepatitis-C infected donors considered safe

Heart and lung transplants from hepatitis-C infected donors considered safe

Opioid epidemic fuels growing rates of some infectious diseases

Opioid epidemic fuels growing rates of some infectious diseases

Hepatitis C-infected thoracic organs can be safely transplanted, study finds

Hepatitis C-infected thoracic organs can be safely transplanted, study finds

Study uncovers genetic variant associated with liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C patients

Study uncovers genetic variant associated with liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C patients

European surveillance data shows slight decrease in newly reported hepatitis C cases

European surveillance data shows slight decrease in newly reported hepatitis C cases

WHO guidelines for chronic hepatitis B fail to detect half of the patients in Ethiopia needing treatment

WHO guidelines for chronic hepatitis B fail to detect half of the patients in Ethiopia needing treatment

New strategy for potential treatment of HBV associated liver cancer

New strategy for potential treatment of HBV associated liver cancer

Research identifies guidelines for prioritizing hepatitis C treatment in U.S. prisons

Research identifies guidelines for prioritizing hepatitis C treatment in U.S. prisons

Mayo Clinic study identifies potential new drug therapy for liver diseases

Mayo Clinic study identifies potential new drug therapy for liver diseases

NIH starts clinical trial of drug to treat cravings associated with opioid use disorder

NIH starts clinical trial of drug to treat cravings associated with opioid use disorder