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Hepatitis E is a viral hepatitis (liver inflammation) caused by infection with a virus called hepatitis E virus (HEV).
BfR symposium: Current trends and causes of foodborne disease outbreaks

BfR symposium: Current trends and causes of foodborne disease outbreaks

UC Davis researchers awarded $1.5 million NIH grant for CRISPR cancer treatment

UC Davis researchers awarded $1.5 million NIH grant for CRISPR cancer treatment

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

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

EPFL scientists create first world map of regions with highest hepatitis E prevalence

EPFL scientists create first world map of regions with highest hepatitis E prevalence

Molecular virologist receives nearly $2 million NIH grant renewal to study hepatitis E virus

Molecular virologist receives nearly $2 million NIH grant renewal to study hepatitis E virus

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

Many individuals recovering from addiction continue to suffer from chronic physical disease

Many individuals recovering from addiction continue to suffer from chronic physical disease

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

Current HBV genome sequences help deduce ancient human population movements into Australia

Current HBV genome sequences help deduce ancient human population movements into Australia

Researchers use big data to gain better understanding of hepatitis E virus

Researchers use big data to gain better understanding of hepatitis E virus