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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.
Sweeps of homeless camps run counter to COVID guidance and pile on health risks

Sweeps of homeless camps run counter to COVID guidance and pile on health risks

USask researchers receive $900,000 to help strengthen Canada's rapid response to COVID-19

USask researchers receive $900,000 to help strengthen Canada's rapid response to COVID-19

New assay rapidly tests SARS-CoV-2 neutralization and screens antivirals

New assay rapidly tests SARS-CoV-2 neutralization and screens antivirals

Discovery provides a potential target for infectious diseases immunotherapy

Discovery provides a potential target for infectious diseases immunotherapy

Dire warning on contamination of water and COVID-19 spread

Dire warning on contamination of water and COVID-19 spread

HCV-positive organs can be safely used for transplantation, study shows

HCV-positive organs can be safely used for transplantation, study shows

Hepatitis C virus co-opts an immune protein to evade antiviral defenses

Hepatitis C virus co-opts an immune protein to evade antiviral defenses

Scientists develop new test to help identify people at risk for developing liver cancer

Scientists develop new test to help identify people at risk for developing liver cancer

Females mount stronger T-cell response to SARS-CoV-2

Females mount stronger T-cell response to SARS-CoV-2

Research team provides new insights on the communication between liver and brain

Research team provides new insights on the communication between liver and brain

Immune cell discovery could help develop new treatments for hepatitis B

Immune cell discovery could help develop new treatments for hepatitis B

Indirect viral infection of the kidneys by SARS-CoV-2-induced inflammatory reaction

Indirect viral infection of the kidneys by SARS-CoV-2-induced inflammatory reaction

Kidney enzyme renalase a potential therapy for severe COVID-19

Kidney enzyme renalase a potential therapy for severe COVID-19

Study shows women are less susceptible to cirrhosis-related deaths

Study shows women are less susceptible to cirrhosis-related deaths

Newly identified mechanism regulates activity of nitric oxide-producing enzyme

Newly identified mechanism regulates activity of nitric oxide-producing enzyme

DFG to establish ten new Collaborative Research Centers

DFG to establish ten new Collaborative Research Centers

New detection platform may help speed up viral diagnosis

New detection platform may help speed up viral diagnosis

Study shows Sofosbuvir alleviates COVID-19-related neurological symptoms

Study shows Sofosbuvir alleviates COVID-19-related neurological symptoms

Is it safe for SARS-CoV-2 positive mothers to breastfeed?

Is it safe for SARS-CoV-2 positive mothers to breastfeed?

Scientists to develop device to identify neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 infection

Scientists to develop device to identify neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 infection