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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 highlights the importance of child vaccine against infections

Study highlights the importance of child vaccine against infections

New detection platform for rapid diagnosis of infectious diseases

New detection platform for rapid diagnosis of infectious diseases

University of Freiburg receives 30 million euros for excellent research

University of Freiburg receives 30 million euros for excellent research

A key player in hepatitis A virus infection discovered

A key player in hepatitis A virus infection discovered

Study shows selenium-containing compounds inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication and assembly

Study shows selenium-containing compounds inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication and assembly

Scientists use new model to develop cancer stem cells

Scientists use new model to develop cancer stem cells

Analysis: Get ready for the vaccine — they’re never simple

Analysis: Get ready for the vaccine — they’re never simple

Lifesaving innovation for COVID-19 will increase the already existing racial inequalities

Lifesaving innovation for COVID-19 will increase the already existing racial inequalities

'Senolytic' therapy blunts liver tumor progression in animal models

'Senolytic' therapy blunts liver tumor progression in animal models

Kids missing measles shots due to coronavirus pandemic

Kids missing measles shots due to coronavirus pandemic

Does COVID-19 infect peripheral blood cells?

Does COVID-19 infect peripheral blood cells?

Phase IIB clinical trial initiated for treating hepatitis B-associated liver cancer

Phase IIB clinical trial initiated for treating hepatitis B-associated liver cancer

Three FDA-approved drugs can block the replication of COVID-19 virus

Three FDA-approved drugs can block the replication of COVID-19 virus

People with Hepatitis D have up to three times the risk of developing fatal liver cancer

People with Hepatitis D have up to three times the risk of developing fatal liver cancer

People infected with hepatitis D are more prone to hepatocellular carcinoma

People infected with hepatitis D are more prone to hepatocellular carcinoma

Well-known cancer drugs may prevent SARS-CoV-2 viral replication say researchers

Well-known cancer drugs may prevent SARS-CoV-2 viral replication say researchers

More research is needed to determine if fecal matter spreads COVID-19, say researchers

More research is needed to determine if fecal matter spreads COVID-19, say researchers

A 'multi-omics' approach to the development of drugs against COVID-19

A 'multi-omics' approach to the development of drugs against COVID-19

Antiviral cocktail may help treat mild COVID-19 patients

Antiviral cocktail may help treat mild COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 could accelerate activation of dormant tuberculosis (TB)

COVID-19 could accelerate activation of dormant tuberculosis (TB)